Month: May 2017

FORS Practitioner: the next generation

With recruitment a key issue for the transport industry, we were delighted recently to learn that our FORS Practitioner workshops are attracting younger transport professionals. At just 19-years-old, Jonathan Winlow from USL Group has become the UK’s youngest FORS Practitioner. USL Group – a specialist construction company based in Washington, Tyne & Wear – supported … Read more

Safe Urban Driving courses hit mainland Europe

FORS continues to extend its benefits to operators throughout the UK, and now to operators further afield on the European mainland. Our Safe Urban Driving (SUD) courses specifically are an extremely effective tool for drivers in towns and cities, whether at home or abroad. Trawöger, our first overseas FORS-approved trainer, recently successfully delivered its first … Read more

LoCITY Driving – subsidised places for FORS members

LoCITY Driving is a seven-hour, classroom-based, CPC-accredited module aimed at drivers and transport managers – and FORS members can take advantage of subsidised places. The course focuses on minimising the environmental impact of vans and HGVs by reducing emissions through the use of pre-journey planning, vehicle checks, fuel-efficient driving and the use of alternative fuels. … Read more