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 […]
Aggregate Industries will expect all its sub-contractors to have at least bronze level FORS accreditation by March 2018.
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.
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.