• News Year’s enforcement dishonours list January 6, 2020
    We're sharing some of the worst roadside offenders that our enforcement officers spotted on our roads last year as we enter 2020.
    Gareth Prismick
  • Halloween hall of HGV horrors October 29, 2019
    As Halloween creeps up on us, we thought we’d share with you these recent horror stories that our enforcement officers have spotted on our roads.
    Gareth Prismick
  • Passing the annual test September 27, 2019
    We’ve just published data on the annual test, covering April to June 2019. DVSA's Hugh Rimmer takes up the story.
    Hugh Rimmer


  • Press release: Pedestrian safety under the spotlight with new FORS eLearning module January 15, 2020
    Pedestrian safety under the spotlight with new FORS eLearning module. FORS is launching new, free online training to help commercial vehicle drivers do their best to keep pedestrians safe. In order to make this vital training as convenient and versatile as possible for drivers who may not have direct access to a PC, the module […]
    Nicole Housh
  • FORS launches new ‘Pedestrian Safe’ eLearning module January 14, 2020
    FORS Professional Pedestrian Safe is the latest free-to-access eLearning module available online to FORS members. The new eLearning module seeks to educate drivers on the specific dangers pedestrians face and what they can do to protect them. Pedestrian Safe joins the existing suite of safety eLearning modules (Cycle Safety, Van Smart, Smart Driving, and Bridge […]
    Nicole Housh
  • Press release: FORS professional training programme 2020 announced January 8, 2020
    FORS professional training programme 2020 announced FORS has announced the 2020 schedule for its acclaimed FORS Practitioner training sessions. The series of ten workshops are each delivered by transport experts at key venues across the UK, giving managers the tools and knowledge to embed FORS best practice across their business. FORS Practitioner is a series […]
    Nicole Housh

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RSS UK Haulier Feed

  • Earned Recognition Status for Convey Technology January 20, 2020
    A provider of compliance management software for the commercial vehicle industry is celebrating after being awarded Earned Recognition (ER) accreditation from the DVSA. Convey Technology Ltd has received the DVSA seal of approval for its suite of compliance products which enable operators to gather, analyse, and interpret business-critical compliance data.... Read more »
  • Businesses oppose radical changes to Newcastle clean air plans January 20, 2020
    The logistics sector is extremely disappointed by the radical changes made by Newcastle City Council (NCC) to its planned Clean Air Zone (CAZ), according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the sector. In FTA’s view, the new proposal to close one lane of the Tyne Bridge in each... Read more »
  • DPD tops Money Saving Expert’s customer satisfaction poll for seventh year running January 20, 2020
    The UK’s favourite parcel delivery company DPD has been voted the best in the business for the seventh year running, in Money Saving Expert’s customer satisfaction survey. Almost 9,500 people took part in the poll on Martin Lewis’ site to find the best (and worst) parcel delivery firms.  Conducted just... Read more »

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