FORS has held its fees at the same level for the third year in a row. Membership, subscription and audit fees will remain unchanged for the best practice accreditation scheme. “FORS is really gaining traction with operators up and down the UK,” said John Hix, its director. “Over two-thirds of our membership is outside of the M25… It proves to me that the fundamental FORS message of operational best practice resonates with operators regardless of their location and irrespective of […]
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.
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.
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 […]