• Temporary relaxation of the on-cycle element for Safe Urban Driving and Van Smart to meet Silver requirement S5 September 15, 2020
    The temporary relaxation for meeting the work-related road risk (WRRR) professional development requirement S5 for FORS members wishing to progress to Silver or renewing their Silver accreditation has been further extended until 2022. The original relaxation was first introduced in May this year in order to support FORS members during the coronavirus pandemic. This means […]
    Nicole Housh
  • Driving licences renewal dates extended September 15, 2020
    The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has further extended renewal dates for driving licences that expired, or are due to expire, between 1 February and 31 December 2020. Driving licences expiry dates were originally extended for seven months until the end of August 2020. This means that drivers whose photocard driving licence or entitlement […]
    Nicole Housh
  • Trial begins for bus lanes on London’s red routes to operate 24 hours, seven days a week September 15, 2020
    As part of a trial aimed at making bus journeys faster and more reliable, operating hours on most bus lanes on London’s red routes (also known as the Transport for London Road Network or TLRN) have been extended to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The trial, which begun on 13 September 2020, […]
    Nicole Housh

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  • Truck driver jailed for two million pound cocaine smuggling scheme September 18, 2020
    A Polish truck driver has been jailed for twelve-and-a-half years following an investigation by the National Crime Agency into an attempt to smuggle almost £2 million worth of cocaine into the UK. Erwin Jozef Kuchowicz, 37, from Zaniemyśl, Poland, was stopped by Border Force officers at Dover in December 2019. They... Read more »
  • King Concrete bangs the drum for Rygor’s pre-built Mercedes-Benz Arocs truck mixers September 18, 2020
    So impressed was King Concrete with Rygor Commercials’ quick-fire response to its first order for three Mercedes-Benz truck mixers that it has just signed-up for another. The family-owned supplier of ready-mix and mix-on-site concrete is based in Croydon, Surrey, and runs a fleet of 17 trucks which is dominated by... Read more »
  • Whitehall meeting was a washout, says RHA September 18, 2020
    The optimism resulting from Michael Gove’s swift response to the RHA chief executive’s urgent request for a roundtable meeting to discuss government’s preparedness for transition was at best misplaced. Commenting, Richard Burnett said: “As we understood it the intention was for a small meeting with the key players to discuss... Read more »

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