A group of influential MPs has called for a significant increase in low emission zones across England’s major cities to tackle air pollution. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee this week called for dozens of towns and cities in England to become Clean Air Zones, broadly equivalent to London’s Low Emission Zone. The Select Committee believes the government needs to be bolder if it is to tackle England’s air pollution problem, which it is claimed kills up to 50,000 […]
The government’s much anticipated report into improving air quality in the UK is released today (26 July). MT takes a look at the report and responses to it from across the industry.
Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.