The FTA has hailed new figures showing a dip in HGV greenhouse gas emissions as “a positive and encouraging step” in its bid to help the government achieve its proposed 15% reduction target by 2025. THE 2019 results from the FTA’s Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) showed members of the voluntary group achieved a 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions last year and decreased their average kg of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per vehicle km to 0.72, from […]
Leeds City Council is asking businesses for their views on its proposed clean air zone (CAZ) plans.
The European Union may soon consider raising the bar on air quality requirements affecting diesel engines, after publication of a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report claims evidence of a link between fine particulate matter and a range of health issues including atherosclerosis, respiratory disease, diabetes and even cardiovascular problems.
Cleaner lorries will receive a 10% discount on the HGV Road User Levy from next year as part of the government’s plans to improve air quality.