Heed warnings on bridge strikes or risk losing licence, FORS tells members


 

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 […]