A number of supplementary guidance documents have been produced to assist those implementing the requirements of the CLOCS Standard for construction logistics: Managing Work Related Road Risk (WRRR)
CLOCS Documents & Policies
This Standard provides a National framework for the management of road safety by the industry in a way that can be adhered to consistently by fleet operators.
Memorandum Of Understanding
Designed to build engagement with and commitment to the CLOCS Standard. It does not create any legally binding obligations for either party, but is a statement of current intentions and commitment to improve road safety.
CLOCS Inactive Champion policy
To maintain the integrity of CLOCS and to avoid undermining the good efforts of the majority of CLOCS Champions, the following policy was agreed by the CLOCS Working Group
CLOCS Summary report for Crown Estates
Summary report on fatal or serious injury collisions between HGVs and Vulnerable Road Users on GB roads
CLOCS Site Monitoring Policy for Clients and Principal Contractors
This policy is designed to drive and constructively support industry implementation of the CLOCS Standard on construction sites.
Preparing for your CLOCS Site Monitoring Visit
A formal monitoring approach has been developed in partnership with Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). Site Monitoring visits provide evidence of progress towards compliance on construction sites.
CLOCS Site Validation Checklist
The Checklist can be used to assess compliance against the basic requirements of the CLOCS Standard
The self-assessment checklist can be used to assess compliance against the basic requirements of the CLOCS Standard. This can be used to support a formal CLOCS site review visit but can also be used for principal contractors for internal purposes.
Self-assessment scoring sheet
The Self-assessment scoring sheet is designed to complement the Self-assessment checklist for principal contractors. This is used to establish whether Principal contractor duties are met.
CLOCS Handbook - Assessment for on-site ground conditions
Designed for site operators, construction clients and principal contractors to evaluate and rate your construction, supply or waste site. The CLOCS Standard also requires construction clients to ensure sites are suitable for vehicles fitted with enhanced safety features. **** This guide is currently being updated. Please contact us for help and guidance: firstname.lastname@example.org. ****
CLOCS Guide - Managing work related road risk in contracts
Designed to help procurement and contract managers to play an effective role in managing work related road risk. **** This guide is currently being updated. Please contact us for help and guidance: email@example.com. ****
CLOCS Guide - Managing supplier compliance
Providing guidance to help clients ensure their suppliers comply with the requirements of the CLOCS Standard. **** This guide is currently being updated. Please contact us for help and guidance: firstname.lastname@example.org. ****
CLOCS Guide - Improving road safety using the planning process
Designed to help local authorities to understand how they can include CLOCS in the planning process to help mitigate the effects of work related road risk. **** This guide is currently being updated. Please contact us for help and guidance: email@example.com. ****
CLOCS Guide - Incorporating CLOCS in Client Procurement
Designed for planning and procurement to support clients with CLOCS implementation by demonstrating the importance of monitoring and communication to understand impact and areas for solutions and improvement. **** This guide is currently being updated. Please contact us for help and guidance: firstname.lastname@example.org. ****
RTPI Practice Advice - Planning For Construction Safety
Reducing the impacts of construction traffic with the Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Standard, Royal Town Planning Institute
CLOCS Compliance Toolkit
Providing guidance for clients on how to check contractor compliance to the CLOCS Standard. A number of forms and communication materials are provided:
CLOCS gate check poster A1
A visual aid to determine what vehicle checks are required - updated in 2019
Compliance check form and non-conformance report
Printable and online form to enable compliance checking monitoring and non-conformance report
Compliance checking & monitoring process diagram
Easily understandable form designed to allow you to check contractual compliance and on-site compliance
Example contract clauses
Contract example, designed for your use allowing you to adapt according to organisational requirements
Compliance checking & monitoring process
Easily identifiable poster to determine the vehicle checking process and non-compliance process.
Driver non-conformance notification
standard form to give to drivers who are non-compliant at the gate.
Example letter to suppliers
To realise the CLOCS standard across the whole supply chain please mandate compliance...
Construction Logistics Plan
Construction Logistics Plan Guidance
An important management tool for planners, developers and construction contractors, a CLP forms part of the planning application.
Construction Logistics Plan Tool
The purpose of the dashboard tool is to help improve the creation and evaluation of CLPs by providing a number of standardised outputs. Before downloading the CLP Tool you must check your Excel Trust Center security settings and ensure Macros are enabled.
Construction Logistics Plan Tool - completed example
This is a completed example of the Construction Logistics Plan Tool mentioned above.
Outline CLP - template
This is a template for an Outline CLP. Please follow the information provided within as well as in the Construction Logistics Plan Guidance document above to assist you in completing an Outline CLP.
Outline CLP - completed example
This Outline CLP complete example adheres to a previous template. To be updated in 2020. Please follow the information provided within the up-to-date Outline CLP template and the CLP Guidance document above to assist you in completing an Outline CLP.
FORS guides and toolkits
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.
The FORS Standard defines the requirements that operators must meet in order to attain and maintain FORS accreditation.
To comply with the CLOCS Standard, all vehicle journeys shall meet the requirements described as Silver in the FORS Standard, addressing management, drivers, vehicles and operations.
FORS guides and toolkits
CLOCS Champions can take advantage of the FORS toolkits and guides â€“ designed to help you meet the FORS Standard and improve performance across your organisation. The publications listed below are particularly related to implementation of the CLOCS Standard.
Collision management toolkit - to help reduce the number and severity of road traffic collisions
FORS vehicle safety equipment guide
FORS Collision Manager
FORS Collision Manager (formally CLOCS Manager) provides a new level of industry transparency relating to work related road safety enabling you to capture, report, investigate and analyse incidents, collisions and near-misses
Freight Infrastructure in London Toolkit
For construction logistics planning, and developing Construction Logistics Plans (CLPs), developers and planning agents should be able to demonstrate that all options including using river and rail for construction freight traffic have been considered.
Safer Lorry Scheme
In a further step towards our ambition to see the Capital's roads free from death and serious injury, the Safer Lorry Scheme has been launched in collaboration with London Councils and Heathrow Airport
Construction Consolidation Centres
Collaborating to share transport resources can lead to a reduction in vehicle trips, as well as financial and environmental savings.
CrashMap uses data collected by the police about road traffic crashes occurring on British roads where someone is injured. Incidents are displayed on a fully searchable map and users can quickly identify potential areas of risk - a useful tool when assessing routes to site.
Construction logistics and cyclist safety. Summary report
Construction logistics and cyclist safety. Technical report
Driving at work: Managing work-related road safety
Direct Vision Standard
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) requires all lorries over 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight to be granted a permit to enter or operate in Greater London. From 26 October 2020, all HGVs more than 12 tonnes (GVW) entering or operating in Greater London will need to hold a valid HGV Safety Permit. The HGV Safety Permit scheme will cover Greater London and be in operation 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Vision Zero action plan
The Mayor's Transport Strategy sets out the goal that, by 2041, all deaths and serious injuries will be eliminated from London's transport network.
Made to Move
Made to Move, published in December 2017, set out a 15-step plan to transform Greater Manchester. This report was adopted unanimously by the district leaders. The first and most crucial step was the publication of a detailed, Greater Manchester-wide walking and cycling and infrastructure proposal, in collaboration with all ten local authorities.