Proposals from the European Commission would require manufacturers of LGVs and other vehicles to meet new decibel sound levels once these are agreed by MEPs. The regulation will also require that buyers are provided with sound levels at the time of purchase. “The provision of information to fleet managers may influence the transition to a quieter vehicle fleet,” says an EC spokesman. The proposal was recently discussed by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee.”There would be anew testing method for measuring […]
The 2019 winners of industry’s ‘Noise Oscars’ were announced this week at a ceremony at the Palace of Westminster.
Freight operators are encouraged to enter this year’s Noise Abatement Society (NAS) John Connell Awards to highlight efforts made in reducing the sound made by deliveries into urban or residential areas.
DHL Supply Chain has begun operating what it describes as the first purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne vehicle in the UK.