Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution. As well as the five cities already mandated to implement clean air zones (CAZs) by the end of 2019 – Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Nottingham and Southampton – a further 33 local authorities must now act to tackle illegal levels of pollution. ClientEarth lawyer Anna Heslop said: “The judge ruled that the government’s plans were seriously lacking and […]
Non-Euro 6 trucks will be charged £50 a day to enter the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ), after council leaders approved the latest proposals today (11 December).
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.
The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry.