FORS puts the emphasis on offside blind spots after research shows a third of collisions happen on the right side


New requirements for achieving accreditation in the Fleet Operator Recognition scheme (FORS), which puts renewed focus on eliminating blind spots, have been welcomed by Brigade Electronics.

Effective from 1 July, the voluntary scheme's updated standards places emphasis on the offside blind spot, as well as containing guidance for right hand drive vehicles.

It recommends that operators now monitor front and offside blind spots after police research showed that 6% of all fatalities occur from vehicles turning right and 32% of [...]

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