The government needs to act swiftly to decide which zero-emission route HGVs must take if the UK is to achieve ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. New recommendations set by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) call for the UK to speed-up its decarbonisation plans to enable the UK to achieve net zero GHG emissions by 2050; the UK is currently aiming for an 80% reduction on 1990 levels by this point as set out in the Climate Change Act 2008. Decarbonising […]
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.
TfL has launched LoCity, a programme to help the freight sector make better use of low-emission vans and lorries.
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.