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 […]
Paul Emms (pictured), MD of Doncaster-based Emms & Sons, calls on the government to relax driver testing rules to help with the current shortage
Accreditation scheme FORS “isn’t fit for purpose”, with auditing processes that are no longer thorough enough, according to the traffic commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney (pictured).
Operators joining newly privatised Fors later this month will pay from £485 up to an eye-watering £11,250 in annual fees to be part of the benchmarking and safety initiative.