NOx emissions from trucks have dropped by at least 59% in just six years, driven by the industry’s £1.9bn investment in Euro-6 vehicles. Government figures show a continual year-on-year decline since 2013 with the RHA predicting hauliers will have reduced NOx output by at least 80% by 2025. In contrast, the RHA said the proportion of NOx emissions from other transport and passenger cars has increased, from 20% to 29% and 14.5% to 16% respectively. However, in its own report […]
Emergency refuge areas row reignites, as AA survey suggests public has concerns about Smart Motorway project
The House of Commons Transport Committee has renewed its call for longer and more frequent emergency refuge areas on all-lane running (ALR) schemes, after an AA survey revealed more than a fifth of drivers rate ALR motorways as dangerous.
Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme.