London mayor Boris Johnson has abandoned plans to introduce a Euro-4 NOx standard for trucks operating in the London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in 2015, but buses will still have to comply. The current phase 4 of the LEZ demands that trucks and buses meet only the particulates requirements of Euro-4, so older vehicles have been able to qualify by fitting filters that cut particulates but do nothing for NOx limits. However, phase 5, due to start in less than […]
Both UPS and the FTA have raised “serious concerns” with the Scottish government about its proposal to introduce a blanket Euro-6 low emission zone (LEZ) strategy across the country.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.