TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited. “It is disappointing that not all London Boroughs are following the industry in improving safety standards by joining Fors… and we will continue to encourage them to follow this lead to better road safety for all,” a TfL spokesman told Motortransport.co.uk. “We are also […]
Wimbledon, London-based haulier ELB Partners has maintained its FORS gold status for a fourth consecutive year.
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.