The DfT is being urged to make longer semi-trailers a ‘business as usual’ option for fleets, following the government’s latest trial update. The national trial now sees around 2,000 longer semi-trailers in operation on UK roads, which have so far saved up to 32.9 million vehicle kms and 28,000 tonnes of CO2 compared with standard trailers. Initially launched for a 10-year period in 2012 with an allocation of 1,800 trailers, it was last year extended until 2027, with a further […]
The time limit for downloading data from a digital tachograph is to be extended from the current 56 days to 90 days by the end of this year, the DfT has confirmed. Robin Meczes
The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated. Robin Meczes
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.