Month: November 2015

FORS Community Partnership member Fleet Source joins the national Road Safety Week campaign encouraging people to ‘drive less, live more’

Article3Fleet Source is taking part in this year’s Road Safety Week (23-29 November), as part of a national campaign, coordinated by Brake, encouraging people to: drive less, live more and make our streets safer, more pleasant places.

As part of the ‘drive less, live more’ campaign, members of the Fleet Source team have considered the travel options open to them and have decided to switch their usual mode of transport – the car, to using public transport, cycling or walking for their daily commute.

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Brake Professional memberships available to FORS operators


Brake, the road safety charity, is offering 250 SMEs free membership to its acclaimed Brake Professional membership scheme for fleet professionals.

Brake Professional is a membership scheme for any organisation with at-work drivers; members receive practical guidance and tools to support them in managing their occupational road risk.

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DVSA update categorisation of roadworthiness defects

Article3The DVSA have updated their categorisation of roadworthiness defects. These categorisations are used by DVSA enforcement examiners or authorised police constables and provide guidance on the action to take when roadworthiness defects are found during vehicle inspections.

All vehicles accredited by FORS meet the DVSA’s inspection standards and FORS operators are reminded to check that their vehicles adhere to the standards detailed in section V1 and V2 of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme standards document, available here.

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