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 […]
Declaring a blanket ban on HGVs in London’s rush hours is too simplistic, according to the Green Party’s Mayor of London candidate Siân Berry.
The Forth Road Bridge will not fully reopen to HGV traffic until mid-March, according to Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay.
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.