Pay-per-mile charging to use the capital’s roads could ease congestion and drive efficiency for freight operators, according to a new report by think tank Centre for London. The report, Green Light: next generation road user charging for a healthier, more liveable London, calls for the mayor to adopt a new road user charger scheme that uses a distance-based approach. Costs for each mile would vary by factor including vehicle emissions and local levels of congestion and pollution, with all prices set […]
Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth.
The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution levels, is misguided.