Month: February 2016

DVSA publishes new guidance on fitting vehicle side guards

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new guidance on fitting side guards. A side guard helps lower the likelihood of injury to ‘unprotected road users’ when struck by a forward-moving vehicle. It’s there to deflect and stop people going underneath the sides of the vehicle. FORS Bronze requirement V7 states that operators … Read more

Restricted Operator Licence Awareness course

FORS is facilitating further Operator Licence Awareness training, specifically intended for operators who hold restricted licences and manage commercial fleets. The course provides a quality overview of the operator licencing system and would be useful as refresher training or as an introduction for new Transport Managers. The syllabus is designed to increase awareness of the … Read more

West Horsley Dairy deliver the greenest hybrid food service

West Horsley Dairy, a FORS Gold accredited operator, is a family business based in Woking, Surrey. West Horsley Dairy started deliveries 23 years ago using one small van and now runs over 40+ vehicles in London and throughout South East England, delivering to over 1,400 different premises. West Horsley Dairy take pride in being a … Read more

New freight facility to cut congestion and improve road safety around The Shard

Transport for London (TfL) has introduced long-term, congestion easing measures to relieve traffic obstructions and illegal stopping around The Shard development. In collaboration with the London Bridge Working Group, new vehicle holding areas have been created on Great Dover Street and St Thomas Street to allow freight and construction vehicles to park and wait until … Read more