Hauliers will be left picking up the bill if Bristol City Council gets the go-ahead to allow private cars free access to most of its Clean Air Zone whilst charging non-compliant HGVs £100 a day, the FTA warned this week. The warning follows the publication of the council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) proposals this week, which recommend Bristol becomes the first city in the UK to ban all privately-owned diesel vehicles in a small area of the city centre. This […]
Plans to extend a quarry in South Yorkshire have attracted dozens of objections, despite the number of predicted HGVs remaining the same and a “markedly low” road traffic incident rate.
Parcel carrier Yodel has reduced its carbon emissions by 25% after investing £17m in its fleet and technology.
As we know, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars and vans by 2030. Provided the industry can produce enough electric vehicles by then, there seem to be few barriers to ensuring the date is met. It’s a different story where heavy trucks are concerned though and diesel powered vehicles are likely to still be keeping us supplied after 2030.