Eighty seven companies have achieved gold Fors accreditation since its nationwide roll out in February this year. The scheme has seen a 129% rise in the number of companies achieving gold accreditation in the period, with over 21,700 vehicles now accredited with the Fors gold standard. The accreditation scheme, which aims to improve safety, reduce emissions and raise industry standards, offers three levels; bronze, silver and gold. Operators must demonstrate exceptional performance in road safety, reducing emissions and a commitment […]
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.
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.
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.