The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users. Natalie Chapman, FTA’s head of policy for London, said: “It is incumbent on all of London’s road users to work together to reduce emissions in the capital, to help improve the city’s air quality. “The freight industry has been meeting tougher emissions standards for nearly ten years, with transport companies complying with the Low Emission Zone. “The announcement […]
The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years.
The FTA has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics, the educational scheme founded by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite that works to promote careers in logistics to students aged 16-19.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.