HGVs could be banned from Oxford’s city centre during peak hours from next year, and also be subject to a congestion charge in the outer city by 2022. Under the proposals, which follow a public consultation, plans to ban HGVs from entering an inner Red Zone have been fast forwarded from 2035 to 2020. The proposals are part of Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Councils’ updated plans for a Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) in the city centre. In a […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
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Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.