Month: October 2021

Important update to the WRRR Silver ‘S5 Professional development’ temporary relaxation and free training dates released

2021 has been more challenging than anticipated when the work-related road risk (WRRR) ‘S5 Professional development’ temporary relaxation was introduced last year. Consequently an amendment has been agreed by the FORS Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) for operators with Silver audits taking place in the first half of 2022. This amendment to the temporary relaxation means … Read more

Places still available for free and discounted manager courses in November and December

Dates are still available to book in November and December for free FORS Professional Practitioner Recertification, Managing Abnormal Indivisible Loads (AILs) and Time Smart, as well as for discounted FORS Practitioner workshops, Collision Management and Fleet Management Essentials. FORS Professional Practitioner Recertification is offered free of charge to FORS members. The webinar is delivered in … Read more

Make the most of the free Anti-Idling and Congestion-Cutting toolkit

The free FORS Professional Anti-Idling and Congestion-Cutting toolkit, which includes a separate driver guide, posters and a toolbox talk, offers practical advice to help FORS operators reduce engine idling and minimise congestion. Idling engines can create more emissions than engines running at 30mph, therefore new technology and good driver behaviour are key to reducing levels … Read more

Stay safe on the road with the free FORS Winter driving guide

Did you know that in snow and ice, stopping distances can increase by as much as 10 times when compared to good weather conditions? Prepare for adverse weather with the FORS Winter driving guide. The FORS Winter driving guide includes tips to help drivers mitigate against adverse changeable weather, with forward planning being the first … Read more