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. […]
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?
Operators attending a Clean Air Roadshow in Manchester want to see a lower charge for Euro-5 HGVs entering the Greater Manchester clean air zone proposed for summer 2021 to avoid a huge shift from large trucks to vans.
Plans for a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) at Felixstowe port and fining the most polluting LGVs have been shelved after the air quality improved substantially. Lorries were calculated to be contributing more than a quarter of all NOx concentrations at a receptor site and prompted the local council to consider measures targeting them (MT 19 March 2012). However, Suffolk Coastal District Council said action taken by the port to reduce pollution emitted by its own handling equipment has reduced emissions […]