Month: April 2015

FORS reaches 3,000 accreditations

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is delighted to announce its 3000th company accreditation. This significant milestone for FORS highlights the substantial support of the industry nationwide in demonstrating a commitment to raising professional standards.

TPA Portable Roadways, a leader for the provision of portable roadway access solutions to the outdoor events, transmission, construction and utility sectors, is the 3000th company to be accredited by the award-winning recognition scheme, FORS. TPA Portable Roadways are based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire and after the scheme was rolled out nationally earlier this year FORS is pleased to report the popularity of the scheme for operators based out of London.

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Reporting of offences

FORS continues to take a firm stance on those that fail to comply with the terms and conditions with suspensions and terminations now being used more rigorously to protect the reputation of the scheme. Please remember that offences stipulated within the FORS terms and conditions (see relevant extract below) should be reported to enquiries@fors-online.org.uk.

VOSA‘3.4.3 – You will notify FORS in writing as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any event within 5 Business Days, if you or your employees have been found guilty and convicted of committing an offence under the Road Traffic Act 1988, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 or are in serious breach of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) standards that impact on your Operating Licence and particularly if a PG9 Prohibition Notice has been served by the Police or DVSA.

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LAPV Future Fleet Forum

The Local Authority Plant and Vehicles (LAPV) is pleased to announce the launch of LAPV Future Fleet Forum on 24 June 2015. This one-day event will bring together Fleet and Transport Managers from the public sector and its contracting organisations, to address key challenges faced by our industry, including procurement issues, compliance and safety.

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