Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have launched an action plan for managing freight movements in the capital, which they say have increased by around 20% since 2010. The Mayor’s Freight and Servicing Action, published yesterday (7 March), sets out actions focusing on goods vehicle safety, emissions and efficiency. It aims to ensure the freight sector is able to meet the needs of London’s growing population, while reducing central area goods movements in morning peak by 10% by 2026. […]
Longer semi-trailers (LSTs) could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as the government moves to bring to an early end a trial of over 2,600 LSTs following positive results.
The FTA is urging local authorities to look beyond the “short-lived” benefits of clean air zones (CAZ) and divert funds into helping operators upgrade their fleets rather than penalising them.