The next government must establish a new, ring-fenced freight scrappage fund to help operators working within Clean Air Zones (CAZ) to upgrade their lorries, according to the BVRLA. The rental and leasing organisation has produced a seven-point manifesto, which it said provides “clear, costed policy measures that will help tackle air quality” and accelerate the transition to a net-zero emission economy. It said the average rental or leased HGV is nearly half as old as the UK average (3.3 years […]
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has urged the government to consider the needs of multiple vehicle operators with the reform of the UK motoring agencies.