The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto. The association labelled the scheme, which was introduced in the early 1980s, “an onerous bureaucracy which results in reduced efficiency in truck operations and increased mileage and pollution”. It added that the scheme has “long outlived its usefulness and should be scrapped” by the next mayor. “The desire to control and reduce truck operations is at a new high, and […]
The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry.
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.