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 […]
TfL is to launch a Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer which will act as the central point for enforcement activity against HGVs in the capital.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.