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 […]
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The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.