The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years. Guidelines for potential LEZs in Scottish cities propose new diesel vehicles must be Euro-6 compliant, with older vehicles retrofitted to bring them “as near to Euro-6 as possible”. FTA head of urban logistics policy Christopher Snelling said the timescales were “unusually short”, compared with the seven-year notice period the London LEZ will have provided by the time […]
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.
Palletline, The Pallet Network (TPN) and Gazeley are set to exhibit at next month’s Multimodal for the first time, joining some of the UK’s largest operators.