TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) is to be rolled-out nationwide in January 2015. The scheme, which promotes cycle safety measures and equipment, will shortly be placed into private hands following tendering process earlier this year. The successful bidder will operate the scheme for up to seven years through a concession contract, and is expected to be revealed shortly by TfL. TfL said that around two-thirds of the operators now accredited under the scheme are based outside of the M25, […]
Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.