Greater Manchester is asking for £98m of government funding to help local HGV, coach, van and minibus operators upgrade their fleets to Euro-6 standard ahead of the launch of its clean air zone (CAZ) in the spring of 2022. However the RHA dismissed the funding plans this week as a “very expensive sticking plaster on a misguided government policy”. Greater Manchester is requesting a total of £150m of government funding as part of its CAZ bid, of which £98m will […]
Solar panels that cut fuel consumption by 5% could become a regular feature on UK trucks after Deutsche Post DHL Group started the roll-out of the technology.
New guidance on the breaks required under the drivers’ hours and working time rules is to be published later this year by the DfT in an effort to address confusion between the two.