European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon. In an extensive survey of 800 small- and medium-sized European carriers, researchers found that although heavy-duty vehicles are responsible for around 20% of all transport-related GHG emissions, hauliers are not sufficiently engaged with the topic and that the potential for cutting emissions is not being […]
The key findings have been revealed from a four-year £20m government programme aimed at cutting emissions and improving air quality.
Over a third of HGVs operating or entering Greater London are not ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme which comes into force in October this year, according to a survey by fleet technology specialists CameraMatics.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has thrown its weight behind the recent EU vote to allow truck manufacturers to exceed current maximum weight and dimensions limits. IOSH described the vote in favour as “a major step in the right direction to reduce deaths and major injuries on the road”.