The FTA has urged TfL to create immediate incentives for greener freight vehicles, such as a reduced Congestion Charge, if it wants to accelerate its vision of London becoming the ultra-low-emission vehicle capital of Europe. Speaking after TfL’s launch of its Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle delivery plan this week, FTA climate change policy manager Rachael Dillon said the right incentives were needed to get the freight industry on board as the plan had huge cost implications for the sector. “Low-emission vehicles […]
A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators.
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.
Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change.