Government support for Nottingham’s decision to reject plans for a charging clean air zone (CAZ) had opened the door for other cities to follow its example, according to the FTA. The call follows approval by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for Nottingham’s plans to cut the city’s pollution levels. The city’s plans reject the CAZ option in favour of measures. These include retrofitting buses to Euro-6 standards and requiring the city’s taxis to improve their emissions […]
The FTA and RHA have welcomed the HGV Road User Levy Act, which became law yesterday (28 February). Ashleigh Wight
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport are being called to enter the 2013 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. With seven categories, including director of the year, industry champion, and team leader of the year, the awards aim to highlight the diverse career opportunities available in the sector and raise awareness of the number of talented females excelling in what has long been perceived a male-dominated sector. Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The transport and logistics sector […]