The Fors Community Partnership has described the elevation of one of its silver members to gold status, just as the Upper Tribunal confirmed the firm’s O-licence should be suspended for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, as “unfortunate timing”. Furthermore, it denied its decision not to review the firm’s Fors status had weakened the credibility of the standards scheme. In August, the Upper Tribunal decided to uphold a week-long suspension of the O-licence of construction haulier J O’Doherty Haulage imposed by […]
The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests.
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.