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 […]
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