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.
CLOCS Standard version 4 - Summary of changes
A PDF summary of the changes made to the CLOCS Standard Version 4 in August 2022.
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
Guides for implementation
CLOCS Guide - Managing Supply Chain compliance
Providing guidance to help clients ensure their suppliers comply with the requirements of the CLOCS Standard.
CLOCS Guide - How to embed CLOCS into the planning process to improve community safety
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.
CLOCS Guide - How to embed CLOCS in procurement
This guide will help you integrate the CLOCS Standard into your procurement strategies, framework agreements and contracts. It will enable you to use your procurement process and documents to require that your suppliers have appropriate policies and procedures in place to comply with the CLOCS Standard.
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 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.
CLOCS - Good practice for designers
Prioritising safety on all infrastructure projects should be paramount to the design process, and this document describes the approach that Designers should take when developing their designs to include planning for resource and vehicle movements for a construction site to reduce its impact on the road network and local community.
This document was produced in collaboration with expert input from ICEâ€™s Safety, Health & Wellbeing and Walking & Cycling Communities of Practice.
Assessment for on-site ground conditions form
See page 17 of the CLOCS Handbook - Assessment for on-site ground conditions.
Use this 'fillable' form to record your site ratings.
Collision and emission reporting guidance
Guidance developed to support the changes to the CLOCS Standard in 2022
Fleet accreditation guidance
Guidance developed to support the changes to the CLOCS Standard in 2022
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 opening this tool, you must open Excel, go to File > Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Options/Settings > Macro settings and select 'Enable all macros (not recommended; potentially dangerous code can run)' then click ok. Note that you should reverse these settings and disable macros once this exercise is completed.
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 example - Lodge Court
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.
Outline CLP example - Cannon Street
A completed Outline CLP case study.
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:
Example contract clauses
Contract example, designed for your use allowing you to adapt according to organisational requirements
Example letter to suppliers
To realise the CLOCS standard across the whole supply chain please mandate compliance...
CLOCS gate check poster A1
A visual aid to determine what vehicle checks are required - updated in 2019
CLOCS Clear Dash, Safe Cab Checklist
A 2-page checklist to help improve vehicle safety.
Compliance check form and non-conformance report
Printable and online form to enable compliance checking monitoring and non-conformance report
Compliance checking & monitoring process
Easily identifiable poster to determine the vehicle checking process and non-compliance process.
Compliance checking & monitoring process diagram
Easily understandable form designed to allow you to check contractual compliance and on-site compliance
Driver non-conformance notification
standard form to give to drivers who are non-compliant at the gate.
Collision Reporting requirements of client and principal contractor
Example reporting template
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.
DVSA-ER CLOCS Guidance
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.
FORS guides and toolkits
CLOCS Champions can take advantage of the FORS toolkits and guides - 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
CLOCS Vox image for press release
GB Road Safety Stats Analysis Dashboard
CLOCS Champions can access and manipulate an interactive dashboard to fully understand trends, location and contributory factors of collisions between construction vehicles and Vulnerable Road Users. Non-champions can view a PDF extract of some useful findings.
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 Consolidation Centres
Collaborating to share transport resources can lead to a reduction in vehicle trips, as well as financial and environmental savings.
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
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.
CLOCS Summary report for Crown Estates
Summary report on fatal or serious injury collisions between HGVs and Vulnerable Road Users on GB roads
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) requires all lorries over 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight to obtain 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.