London Councils has confirmed that its Lorry Control Scheme is to start again on the 1 June. Despite calls from the industry for its current suspension to be extended – and even for it to be abolished – a spokeswoman for the council said it will recommence from next month. She said: “There’s going to be a two-week period where warning notices will be issued rather than enforcement action to try and get drivers used to the fact the scheme […]
To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up. We will check in regularly with the panel as the lockdown eases to assess how the industry is fighting back as the UK economy recovers from the expected recession.
The RHA has said that compensation in its legal case against the truck manufacturers involved in the price-fixing scandal could yield around £6,000 per truck.
The FTA has called on TfL to do more to level the playing field for compliant UK operators after it was revealed that more than half of the fines issued to non-UK registered vehicles for breaching the conditions of the London Low Emission Zone remain outstanding.