London mayoral candidate Diane Abbott has called for the introduction of an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in the capital by 2018, two years ahead of plans proposed by current mayor Boris Johnson. Abbott secured a Commons debate on London’s poor air quality last week (9 June), claiming City Hall has “abjectly failed in their duty to protect Londoners”. The UK Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association is urging the government to support automotive LPG as part of its commitment to improving air […]
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.
Worksop, Nottinghamshire road access equipment provider TPA Portable Roadways has become the 3,000th company accredited to the Fors scheme, which was rolled out nationally earlier this year.