London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is now less than two months away, going live on 8 April. After this date, HGVs not meeting Euro-6 emission standards will have to pay £100 per day to operate in the ULEZ while non-Euro-6 vans and other smaller vehicles will pay £12.50. But the ULEZ is just the first step in the mayor’s transport strategy to see London’s entire transport system become zero-emission by 2050, with air quality measures set to tighten further. To […]
London mayor Boris Johnson has launched his Safer Lorry Scheme (previously the Safer Lorry Charge), pledging to ban trucks without cycle safety equipment from the capital.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Motor Transport and Birmingham City Council invite operators to free clean air roadshow on 10 October
Operators affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to attend a free half-day event, hosted by Motor Transport in partnership with the city council, to learn about the scheme’s progress and gain invaluable advice for keeping your fleet compliant.