Haulage provider gets award for its safety work

ONE of the largest bulk haulage providers in the south has been recognised nationally for helping make our roads safer.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 2:02 pm
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 3:06 pm
Lee Downer, TJs in-house fleet engineer and driver trainer. Picture by Deep South Media

TJ Transport, which is headquartered in Fareham and has 165 drivers, achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme Silver status '“ making it one of only 1,000 companies in the UK to have been awarded the standard. 

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Silver is awarded to operators which maintain bronze accreditation and have developed driver licensing verification systems.

Dozens of its drivers took part in safe urban driving sessions to better understand road hazards facing cyclists.

Lee Downer, TJ's in-house fleet engineer and driver trainer, said: '˜Safety standards are paramount for us.'