The government has given the go ahead for category B licence holders to operate heavier vans, so long as the vehicles run on alternative fuel. Under the new legislation, which came into force this week, category B drivers [car] will be eligible to drive vans weighing between 3.5 and 4.25 tonnes that are powered by either electricity, natural gas, LPG or hydrogen. The driver must also have completed at least five hours of additional training, which can only be provided […]
“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton.
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has claimed hydrogen is the best alternative fuel option for HGV operators looking to cut carbon emissions and will play a major role in the future of heavy haulage.
The UK’s first open access Bio-LNG filling station, a blend of liquefied natural gas and liquid biomethane, opened today (23 May) in Daventry.