Subcontractors working for Lafarge Tarmac are to be audited by the aggregates giant to make sure they reach the standard required by Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors). As part of its strategy to improve cyclist safety and reduce vehicle emissions, Lafarge will next month become the first UK HGV fleet operator to be approved to undertake whole fleet Fors accreditation for its 1,450 vehicles, more than 1,200 of which belong to its contractors. Lafarge said that while […]
London mayor Boris Johnson has launched his Safer Lorry Scheme (previously the Safer Lorry Charge), pledging to ban trucks without cycle safety equipment from the capital.
London’s mayor wants devolved powers to set up a “covid recovery visa” and fill vacancies in sectors struggling with serious shortages, such as haulage.
FORS Gold member and tipper haulier PJ Brown (Construction) went into administration owing £6.5m to creditors, an administrator’s report has revealed.