London lorry ban needs a rethink to avoid adding extra miles and emissions


 

An operator that received a £550 fine after his driver breached the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) said the preferred route would have added 30 miles to his journey and increased carbon emissions. Purfleet-based KBC Logistics said the regulations made no sense and the LLCS needed to be “abolished, or seriously reviewed”. Transport director Dave Ashford said its driver travelled a 70-mile round trip to Croydon from London Gateway port via the M25 and A21, but was penalised by London […]