The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed. In a report on its plans for 2015-2020, the OLEV said uptake of the van grants which have only been available for vehicles under 3.5 tonnes GVW, had so far been “low”, adding that it would consider extending the scheme “to include larger vehicles and possibly other vehicles which we have not supported to date”. A […]
The Home Affairs Committee has said it cannot see how the government will fulfil its promise to deliver 100% exit checks at Britain’s major cross-Channel terminals.
London mayor Boris Johnson has launched his Safer Lorry Scheme (previously the Safer Lorry Charge), pledging to ban trucks without cycle safety equipment from the capital.
Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely.