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 […]
FORS – the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme – has contacted the Traffic Commissioner (TC) for the west of England, Kevin Rooney, to “seek clarification on comments that its audits had on occasion fallen short of a diligent, high-standard process”.
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.
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.