FORS Basics (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme)

FORS Basics (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme)

Launched in 2016, FORS (the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme), is the first in the UK to allow companies to demonstrate their commitment to managing road risk, reducing environmental impact and improving operational efficiency. FORS allows fleets to improve their overall road safety and gives companies an opportunity to show their customers and other members of…

Transition between DVS and FORS Silver

Transition between DVS and FORS Silver

The differences between DVS and FORS Silver is a question frequently raised, usually to be followed hot on its heels by: Can I apply for FORS Silver when I have the DVS system fitted? What Does DVS Require? DVS as defined by TfL requires a camera looking down the blind spot side of the vehicle…

What is the Emergency Services Network (ESN)?

What is the Emergency Services Network (ESN)?

What does the ESN do? The Emergency Services Network (ESN) will replace the existing Airwave Tetra service that the UK’s emergency services are currently using. It will provide a critical communication solution to not only Police, Fire, and Ambulance but also include agencies such as Local Authorities and Utilities. Why is the ESN being updated?…

Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

All about TfL’s new regulations affecting all HGVs over 12 tonnes What is DVS? The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for HGVs is part of the Mayor of London’s Vision Zero plan to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries on London’s transport network by 2041. The Direct Vision Standard will be implemented and…