The RHA has labelled transport minister Jesse Norman as complacent after he belatedly revealed plans to create a national charging infrastructure to prevent the creation of a “patchwork” of clean air zones (CAZs) with differing charges and regulations. Duncan Buchanan, RHA policy director, criticised ministers this week for failing to take action sooner to tackle the issue, which could see hauliers facing multiple CAZ/ low emission charges in the course of one day. Transport minister Jesse Norman revealed plans for a […]
The RHA has confirmed it would like to see a reduced maximum pallet weight applied to tail-lift deliveries right across the road haulage sector – not just among pallet networks.
Researchers at Aston University have claimed commercial fleets could halve their emissions and better meet clean air targets using new technology which imitates how ants share knowledge and scales it up to optimise routes around busy cities.
The first UK trial of wireless charging technology for light commercial vans will launch in Edinburgh next spring.