The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed. In a report on its plans for 2015-2020, the OLEV said uptake of the van grants which have only been available for vehicles under 3.5 tonnes GVW, had so far been “low”, adding that it would consider extending the scheme “to include larger vehicles and possibly other vehicles which we have not supported to date”. A […]
Over half of LGV operators have a grey Vosa operator compliance risk score (OCRS) for traffic enforcement – meaning that Vosa has insufficient data to award them a red, amber or green score.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.