London haulier ELB Partners has joined mounting criticism of the Mayor’s decision to reintroduce the congestion charge, branding the move “insane”. The Wimbledon-based company, which has been instrumental in delivering essential equipment to Nightingale hospitals during the Covid-19 outbreak, said re-commencing the charge and then increasing it meant businesses would have to pass the cost on to customers – at a time when the economy was already on its knees. “The re-introduction of the congestion charge is bad enough but […]
A mandatory 20% cut to CO2 emissions for new trucks by 2025 is “excessively aggressive” and will slow the production process in Europe, manufacturers have warned.
London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]