Leeds Clean Air Zone is no longer required, Leeds City Council announced today (13 October). The decision follows a joint government and city council review which found that air quality improvements, driven by businesses switching to cleaner vehicles faster than expected, had made the scheme redundant. Instead the council will look at bringing in new air quality targets that go further than the national standards. The review found that more than 90% of buses and 80% of HGVs driven in […]
Industry heads have debated the pros and cons of biofuels, electric and natural gas during a panel discussion on reducing carbon emissions at the Commercial Motor Show.
Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS and surveillance experts AnteVorte
The National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS) has joined forces with surveillance experts AnteVorte Group to give HGV drivers training to avoid becoming victims of freight crime.
The FTA is urging local authorities to look beyond the “short-lived” benefits of clean air zones (CAZ) and divert funds into helping operators upgrade their fleets rather than penalising them.