TfL is set to enforce the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and tighten the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) from 1 March 2021, despite industry calls for both schemes to be further delayed during the pandemic. Both schemes were delayed in April this year at the request of the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, who was concerned the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic would see hauliers struggling to become fully compliant by the deadline. The haulage industry has been lobbying for a […]
The DfT has confirmed that logistics employees will continue to be classed as ‘essential workers’ during the UK’s third national lockdown and allowed to travel for work.
The government’s decision to cut the plug-in car, van and truck grant has been described as “the wrong move at the wrong time” and “disappointing” by trade groups.
Work to build the UK’s longest road tunnel could start in 18 months after Highways England (HE) invited tenders for the £2bn project.