A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business. Improving Air Quality, a joint report from four Select Committees, published today (15 March) also labels the government’s response to the UK’s ‘air quality catastrophe’ inadequate and calls for immediate, bold action. Coming after the third defeat of the government’s plans to address the UK’s illegal air pollution […]
Palletline, The Pallet Network (TPN) and Gazeley are set to exhibit at next month’s Multimodal for the first time, joining some of the UK’s largest operators.
DfT approves longer cabs and aerodynamic features but Don-Bur warns against “Heath Robinson” designs
HGV operators have been given the go-head by DfT to use aerodynamic flaps and longer cabs to cut fuel consumption and emissions but trailer manufacturer Don-Bur warned this week that until the “Heath Robinson-style” designs currently available on the market are replaced with something more durable, uptake could be slow and expensive for operators.
Grant Shapps has replaced Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport as part of newly installed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle.