Plans to increase the cost of red route penalty charge notices (PCNs) in London have been blocked by transport secretary Chris Grayling. TfL consulted on raising the cost of red route fines for illegal parking and non-payment of the Congestion Charge last autumn from £130 to £160 (or from £65 to £85 for early payment). It said this would help tackle congestion and improve road safety on some of the capital’s main arterial routes. According to TfL, existing charges had become […]
Systems developer Viritech has called on transport industry chiefs to take a strong leadership position in the debate over next-generation fuel technology.
Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened the UK’s 350th authorised testing facility (ATF) at its regional DC in Bridgwater, Somerset.
The European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark believes operators should push the DfT to introduce “super” semi-trailers into in its longer semi-trailer trial. Peter Surtees, European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark, was speaking after the publication of a University of Huddersfield report on high capacity vehicles (HCVs) last week. Impact Assessment: High-Capacity Vehicles, which was sponsored by the firm, claims operators could cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions by between 11% and 19% per unit of load (on a pallet/km basis) by […]