Fors has signed up Licence Bureau, the driver licence checking service, to provide operators with a system to ensure drivers have the correct licences and qualifications. Fors said Licence Bureau will become its first “affinity partner”. It hopes to recruit more firms that can provide member-only services. Members will be offered a discount on the licence checking service, which will help them meet Fors’ D1 requirement to ensure all drivers’ licences and qualifications are checked using a system that […]
Abnormal loads operator Gundel & Son Transport Services has become the 300th FORS gold member.
The Fors Community Partnership is seeking to treble membership levels as part of its strategy to take the scheme national.
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]