Charity Transaid has appointed TfL commissioner Sir Peter Hendy as a trustee as it seeks to expand the scope of its international work. Transaid aims to improve people’s quality of life in the developing world by making transport more available and affordable. It was founded by Save the Children and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), and works by sharing skills and knowledge with local people to enable them to put in place and manage efficient transport systems. […]
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.
Operators will be charged for Fors membership from later this year, although the exact cost has not yet been revealed.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.