Author: Susie Humby

Roll up, roll up, read all about it! FORS magazine The Standard has been released

The third edition of the FORS magazine The Standard, recently sent to all FORS members, is now available as an online version. The magazine is dedicated to operators, suppliers and transport professionals, focusing on best practice in the transport sector. The spring issue covers a whole host of topics, including: Dealing with trauma among truckers … Read more

Congratulations to our FORS members and champions shortlisted for the MT Awards

FORS accredited members and champions are well represented at this year’s Motor Transport Awards, with 15 companies making it onto the shortlist across ten different categories. The Motor Transport Awards are the biggest event in the commercial vehicle calendar and viewed as one of the industry’s highest accolades. The transport industry’s leading figures judged this … Read more

Welcome new FORS Associates and FORS Champions

FORS would like to extend a warm welcome to the scheme’s latest Champions and Associates. Champions specify FORS in their supply chain or promote FORS in other ways, while Associates are suppliers who provide an exclusive offer or discount on products and services aligned to the requirements of the FORS Standard.   Recent additions include: Champions Associates Insulated … Read more

DfT seeks category B driving licence derogation to encourage take-up of alternatively-fuelled LCVs

Following the consultation ‘Regulatory changes to support the take-up of alternatively-fuelled light commercial vehicles’ (LCVs) in 2017, the Department for Transport (DfT) has decided to seek a derogation from the European Commission to allow category B (car) licence holders to drive a slightly heavier commercial vehicle, if powered by a low emission technology. This is … Read more