Cemex, which has been shortlisted for the Motor Transport Safety in Operation award, has achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) gold status for its national fleet. The operator, which achieved gold for its London-based fleet under the scheme last summer, has been involved with the Transport for London (TfL)-run initiative since 2008. It has a 300-plus strong fleet of cement tankers, tippers and ready mix concrete trucks nationally. Julie Welch, health and safety logistics manager at Cemex, said the company […]
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.
Operators joining newly privatised Fors later this month will pay from £485 up to an eye-watering £11,250 in annual fees to be part of the benchmarking and safety initiative.
A senior Transport for London (TfL) official has welcomed today’s launch of the newly formed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), formed by the merger of Vosa and the DSA.