In its 2020 progress report to the UK government on cutting carbon emissions, ‘Reducing UK emissions – progress report to Parliament’, the Committee on Climate Change has called on ministers to “seize the opportunity” to turn Covid-19 into a “defining moment in the fight against climate change”. The report recommends urgent measures to be taken by next year to help the road freight industry achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, including setting out and implementing “a strategy to transition to zero-carbon […]
The government must not put a date on banning diesel trucks until it has developed a clear plan to help manufacturers and operators make the transition to zero emission HGVs, SMMT warned this week.
The government’s suspension of all Clean Air Zone schemes to January 2021 is not long enough, the RHA has insisted.
The government has set out changes to the Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving cars, vans, trucks and buses are introduced safely on the UK’s roads.