Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions. The government scheme – ‘Driving the Future Today – A Strategy for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles’ – was launched by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) earlier this month, with a vision of seeing a zero-emission UK car fleet by 2050. However, both the FTA and the British Vehicle Rental and […]
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
FTA, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have called on the mayor of London to appoint a dedicated freight commissioner.