Northern Ireland government consults on plans to encourage use of alternative fuels


Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is seeking views on a series of measures designed to encourage the uptake of alternative-fuelled vehicles. It is considering removing the requirement for commercial vehicles that run on hydrogen, CNG or LNG to seek special authorisation from the DfI in the form of a vehicle special order (VSO). The DfI is also asking whether the proposed increase in length and weight for alternative-fuelled or more aerodynamic vehicles should apply for both domestic and international […]