Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) brings together the construction logistics industry to revolutionise the management of Work Related Road Risk (WRRR) and embed a road safety culture across the industry as the UK’s population and economy grows.
Between 2008 and 2012, 53% of cyclist fatalities in London involved a heavy goods vehicle. A disproportionate number of these were construction vehicles. In 2012, Transport for London (TfL) commissioned an independent review of the construction sector’s transport activities, to understand the causes of these collisions and how they might be prevented.
The resulting CLOCS report found the following:
In response, the construction logistics industry demonstrated its commitment to change and identified actions under three work streams to improve road safety.
CLOCS aims to achieve a visionary change in the way the construction industry manages work related road risk through the following:
To find out more about CLOCS and the Standard for construction logistics, click the links below.
clocs.org.uk, August 2014
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