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 RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK.
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.