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 […]
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.
A team of TfL officers is to tackle congestion in traffic hot spots across London in an effort to keep the capital moving.