TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said. Responding after confirmation the Safer Lorry Scheme would go live from September – effectively banning vehicles above 3.5 tonnes from operating within the London area without sideguards and improved mirrors fitted – the FTA suggested it remained not necessarily the best way to improve cycle safety – a point it made last year during the scheme’s consultation. […]
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
With London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) having launched on 8 April, LoCITY took the focus of its latest industry roadshow beyond this world-first policy and into the future of cleaner fuels for commercial vehicles.
The DVSA has appointed economist Bridget Rosewell as non-executive chairwoman as the agency prepares to embark on a five-year strategy, focusing on value for money.