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). Rooney’s comments at a recent compliance conference in Somerset appeared to reveal frustration among the traffic commissioners at FORS member companies attending public inquiries with inadequate auditing procedures. Rooney said: “FORS, as it is currently put together, isn’t fit for purpose. It is not doing what it was meant to do. […]
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.