Important Updates to The Highway Code – What You Need To Know

The Highway Code has recently changed to include clearer guidance on the hierarchy of road users, pedestrian crossings, priorities at junctions and more. This guidance is aimed to keep all road users and pedestrians as safe as possible, and as a leading transport compliance company, Total Compliance is here to explain how the rules will affect commercial drivers.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get DVSA Earned Recognition

DVSA Earned Recognition (DVSA ER) is for operators but do you understand it, and do you know why you should get it for your business? Total Compliance has come up with our top 5 Reasons your operation would benefit from this industry accreditation. Exemplary Operator Status Your business is recognised by the enforcement authorities as…

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Fuel Efficient Driving

When we learn to drive we follow all the rules and drive in a way that fuel efficient and we think about safety.  However we all get into habits and unless they are pointed out to us, we usually keep doing them. Fuel efficient driving, defensive driving and reducing the company’s carbon footprint are topics…

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FORS Passes First Time

With the ever increasing demand for help, we have an ever increasing number of operators passing first time on their FORS audit and becoming FORS Bronze accredited. We have been working with lots of operators from all types of industries that have passed in the last few weeks and all, first time. Even if you…

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Driver’s say the problem with cyclists….

Have you got a list of things that you bring up when it comes to cyclists and what you think about their actions. This week after Michelle did a course delivery for Van Smart and Safe Urban Driving, the drivers provided the cycle trainers with a list of issues with cyclists that we went through…

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How many Driver CPC Hours do you have to do before September?

Do you keep hearing about driver CPC like we do? As 9th September 2019 is the deadline for most, drivers and companies keep talking about because they need to get the hours completed. We know that they have to be done to keep drivers on the road, and yet why do they get left until…

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Do we mean Health when we say Health & Safety?

We attended a Women in Logistics event last week about driver health which was based around a 6 year research study. The content was very interesting and certainly got us thinking about how the health of commercial drivers could be improved. The event was held at Loughborough University and it was with Dr Veronica Verela…

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FORS Help…

All the things we hear about FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) can make it all seem so complicated, stressful and expensive unnecessarily, and actually it is not. Now we have the new version 5 out and there seems to be a number of changes that have to be done so operators/members comply. It is important…

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