Further questions about the usefulness of Fors membership have surfaced, after it emerged some public sector bodies in London do not require truck operators they subcontract to be involved in the newly privatised accreditation scheme. Essex vehicle recovery firm Boleyn Recovery and Fleet Services told MT it had evidence of three London boroughs and the Metropolitan Police using non-Fors-accredited truck operators. “This practice makes the whole scheme pointless,” said director Stephen Smith, who is also president of the ATF Operators […]
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
A low cost satnav-based cycle safety system for trucks navigating through central London endorsed by TfL has been launched by Navevo. Using exclusive data on LGV and cycle flows from Transport for London, ProNav HGV Cyclist Alert is standard on Navevo’s new ProNav PNN420 sat-nav, designed specifically for LGVs, and will be rolled out across the ProNav range.
FORS now has 5050 members in what is its tenth year of operation.