Sheffield City Council is to trial two electric bin lorries, which will be powered by the household waste they collect. Old diesel RCVs will be repowered with electric vehicle drive systems by Sheffield-based Magtec, as an alternative to replacing them with new Euro-6 lorries. They will then be charged with electricity produced at the city’s Energy Recovery Facility at Bernard Road, generated by processing the city’s black bin waste into energy. The repowered lorries will be powerful enough to negotiate […]
The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits.
The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them.
Fixing the current road maintenance backlog will take local authorities 12 years based on today’s budgets, the Asphalt Industry Alliance has warned.