Traffic congestion in London appears to be getting inexorably worse despite the London Congestion Charge, according to a new report. It meant drivers in the capital spent around 82 hours last year stuck in traffic (a 13% increase on 2012), according to a new report from Inrix. The report, based on journey data from GPS-equipped vehicles and mobile devices, suggests London suffered the biggest rise in congestion out of 18 UK cities last year. It also shows drivers across the […]
The bosses of Abbey Logistics Group and Suckling Transport are disappointed that their efforts to promote the industry with a Love Logistics livery on their vehicles haven’t been embraced by other operators. Six months after the Love Logistics liveries were introduced, inspired by former Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell’s suggestion at an MT Directors’ Club meeting that trucks were the perfect moving billboards to promote the industry, no other operators have followed suit. James Hookham, MD of policy and communications at […]
The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
Same-day distribution firm CitySprint has called for the London Congestion Charge to be tiered. It says this will help firms making essential deliveries if a proposed price hike does come into force.