The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to the FTA. The DfT funded study demonstrates that use of these vehicles continues to have a significant impact on the reduction of carbon emissions and road congestion across the UK. They have also been found to be safe for both the driver and other road users. Explained Phil Lloyd, head of engineering & vehicle […]
The BVRLA has welcomed the range of electric vehicle grants and tax incentives announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in today’s (11 March) Budget.
The Home Affairs Committee has said it cannot see how the government will fulfil its promise to deliver 100% exit checks at Britain’s major cross-Channel terminals.
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.