The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour. In a letter to TfL transport commissioner Mike Brown, signed by chairwoman Valerie Shawcross, the committee suggested ways to reduce van traffic, including a reassessment of the congestion charge faced by LCVs. It said that van traffic had risen in […]
Leeds City Council is to launch a second funding round after a mistake left hauliers ineligible for grants to help them update their fleets before the city’s clean air zone (CAZ) launches next year.
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.
The last two weeks has seen a huge amount written about the death of six cyclists in London and The Hub, Motortransport.co.uk’s blog that looks at the stories behind the headlines, has been digging deep to find the facts in an emotive issue.