Invergold Associates is holding two one-day conferences to bring operators up to date with the latest developments that affect the road transport industry, with a strong focus on compliance. The North West Transport Conference will be held at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce on 17 September. Chaired by Motor Transport editor Steve Hobson, keynote speakers will include North Western traffic commissioner Simon Evans, DVSA’s head of Earned Recognition Philip Breen and the DVSA’s head of roadside enforcement Simon McCalla. […]
Proposals for either a charging clean air zone (CAZ) or tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges are going back to the drawing board after a public consultation revealed strong opposition to both plans.
The government has called on the freight industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025, while conceding that diesel can be a sensible choice for the sector while vehicle technology advances.
There has never been a better time for the freight industry to fully embrace gas-based fuels. While gas is already a part of the bigger picture, the government’s recently launched ‘Road to zero’ strategy, and the introduction of clean air and low emission zones, means gas’s position as the clear fuel of choice for freight operators is secure.