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.
A bin lorry at the end of its normal working life has been repowered with a zero-emission, all-electric motor for a trial taking place in Greenwich, London.
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has called on the European Commission to consider introducing greater flexibility in the rules about Driver CPC (DCPC) training when it comes to the minimum seven-hour training periods currently required.
In 2016 the UK road transport industry moved more freight by both weight and distance than it has ever done since modern records began According to newly published figures the UK road transport industry (excluding Northern Ireland) lifted freight amounting to 1.89 billion tonnes in 2016; a 15% increase year-on-year. This is the highest recorded collective weight since comparative records began in 1990.