The FTA has refuted the European Commission’s claim that logistics firms will save a total of €500m (£447m) through increased efficiencies due to the introduction of a new generation of smart tachographs. While the FTA agrees with the EC that the requirement to fit smart tachographs to all new HGVs will aid compliance with the drivers’ hours rules, it does not believe it will bring about substantial savings to the freight industry. James Firth, FTA’s head of road freight regulation, said: […]
The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.