The government has called on the freight industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025, while conceding that diesel can be a sensible choice for the sector while vehicle technology advances. Both the FTA and the RHA voiced their support for the voluntary target, which is based on emissions figures from 2015. In its report on reducing all UK vehicle emissions, ‘Road to zero’, the DfT outlined a range of ways in which it planned to help […]
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.
HGVs will need to be Euro-6 to enter the whole of Greater London from 26 October 2020 or face fines of up to £300 for the oldest models.
The FTA is urging local authorities to look beyond the “short-lived” benefits of clean air zones (CAZ) and divert funds into helping operators upgrade their fleets rather than penalising them.