Cleaner lorries will receive a 10% discount on the HGV Road User Levy from next year as part of the government’s plans to improve air quality. From February 2019, lorries meeting Euro-6 emissions standards will pay the lower rate, while Euro-5 and older HGVs will be hit with a 20% fee increase. The changes follow a consultation that ran last year into reforming the HGV levy, which asked for feedback on a number of ideas, including emissions reduction and route […]
The RHA is calling for HGV drivers to report companies banning them from using their toilets to the HSE as evidence mounts that the problem is on the increase as the Covid-19 lockdown eases.
A targeted vehicle renewal scheme to help small businesses replace older lorries is being called for by city mayors across England and Wales.
The government has given Birmingham City Council the green light to roll out a charging clean air zone (CAZ) and approved £38m of mitigation funding.