Cowan Plant, the operator disqualified from Fors last year, has lost an appeal against the decision to revoke its O-licence. The Hayes, Middlesex-based company had its Fors membership taken away by TfL in December following a public inquiry (PI) that resulted in the loss of its O-licence and the disqualification of transport manager Fiona McLeod. The sanctions had been due to come into effect on 1 January but were delayed after the company appealed the decision. Following the latest hearing, […]
An investigation by Motortransport.co.uk has uncovered that J O’Doherty Haulage is just one of many Fors members to have had action taken against them in a public inquiry (PI) in recent times, raising further questions about the credibility of the quality benchmarking scheme.
Chester-based Edwin C Farrall Transport and Wimbledon firm ELB Partners have both been awarded silver status under Fors, TfL’s voluntary fleet recognition scheme.
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.