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 […]
Blackpool-based aggregates haulier and earthworks contractor Fox Brothers has acquired Clive Hurt Plant Hire for an undisclosed sum.
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.
FTA, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have called on the mayor of London to appoint a dedicated freight commissioner.