A coroner’s decision not to produce a report outlining action that must be taken to reduce air pollution, after ruling that the death of a nine-year-old girl was caused by it, has surprised lawyers. Last week, coroner Philip Barlow ruled that air pollution had made a material contribution to the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, who lived in Lewisham, south east London. It is the first time in the UK – and possibly the world – that pollution has been recognised […]
Hauliers delivering to Canary Wharf Contractors’ (CWC) building sites in London could be forced to pay for routeing software technology aimed at helping them avoid London cyclists and left turns, as a consequence of mayor Boris Johnson’s latest policy.
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]
Demand for gas-powered trucks more than doubled last year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and could triple this year as operators and their customers ramp up efforts to meet net zero targets, according to industry experts.