FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs. The scheme is encouraging members to heed warnings over the issue and avoid putting their operator licences at risk. As Network Rail revealed that bridges are struck by HGVs an average of five times every day across the UK, FORS director John Hix warned: “Traffic Commissioners are able to initiate proceedings against operators whose drivers’ strike bridges, with public inquiry results […]
A council in North Yorkshire has issued a plea to operators to ensure their drivers do not attempt to cross a 19th Century Grade II listed bridge over the river Ouse.
Wincanton has been re-accredited with a bronze status by Transport for London’s Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors).
Companies working in the transport sector have been celebrating their prestigious Queen’s Awards for innovation and business performance.