FORS – The Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme.

Fors is coming to your area…but are you ready for FORS?

What is FORS and why is it for you?

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators. With over 4,600 members, FORS is gaining recognition as the transport industries go-to accredition scheme. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by encouraging and training fleet operators to measure, monitor and improve performance. PB Auto Electrics offer a wide range of FORS kits for this legislation and have been a leading supplier and advisor to many fleets and end-users of the last 5 years of their requirements.

For more information please contact (01623) 659311 or email:

The steps to FORS progression

FORS progression chart

FORS Vehicle safety equipment guide – supports the FORS Standard version 5

The FORS compliance minimum standards required to acheive accreditation has been updated in October 2018. The following chart shows the latest minimum requirements and the ultimate recommended safety specification. Please also see the latest FORS vehicle safety equipment guide here for further advice.

Our FORS SILVER Compliant kits

Silver accreditation confirms that you employ good practice and comply with the requirements laid out by the FORS Standard. By achieving FORS Silver accreditation your fleet will be compliant with the CLOCS Standard for Construction Logistics and with TfL’s WRRR
(Work Related Road Risk).

Our FORS GOLD Compliant kits

FORS Gold requirements primarily involve best practice measures, including you promoting the FORS Standard through your supply chain and demonstrating meaningful improvements against the baseline data gathered in FORS Silver.


FORS operators demonstrate commitment to managing road risk, reducing environmental impact and improving operational efficiency, all of which improve overall fleet road safety and lessen the wider impacts of freight and fleet operations. FORS accreditation offers distinction and operational efficiency. FORS accreditation offers access to major development projects where FORS is specified as the quality standard for fleet operations. FORS accreditation demonstrates you run a quality operation and gives you and your clients confidence that you operate safely and efficiently, therefore it helps you to win new business and maintain existing business.

All FORS operators will have access to:

  • Advice, guidance and campaign toolkits
  • Performance management tool
  • e-learning modules
  • Regular news and bulletins
  • Offers and discounts from FORS Associate suppliers

FORS operators working in London will have access to funded:

  • CPC training for HGV drivers
  • Safety training for van drivers
  • Best practice workshops for managers

Furthermore, FORS accredited operators have demonstrated that they are:

  • 76% less likely to be involved in Licence/insurance offences
  • 64% less likely to be involved in Most Serious Infringements (MSI) offences
  • 50% less likely to be involved in Drivers hours’ offences
If you are FORS Silver accredited, you will comply with the CLOCS Standard.
In order to achieve Gold accreditation, you will need to maintain your Bronze and your Silver accreditations and submit evidence to support your Gold application by using the FORS evidencing system.

Want to find out more?

For more information please contact (01623) 659311 or email:

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