Another leading haulier has spoken out against the extension of London’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) this week. Jacqueline O’Donovan, MD of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, is warning that the extended LEZ, combined with the introduction of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and plans to extend the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is a “total car crash” which is forcing hauliers out of London. Her comments follow an open letter last week from Mike Parr, MD of Feltham-based Perishable Movements (PML) to […]
A temporary halt to the roll out of low emission zones in four Scottish cities, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, should be used to review the impact the zones will have on local hauliers already struggling with the impact of the pandemic on their businesses, according to the RHA.
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.
The FTA has hailed new figures showing a dip in HGV greenhouse gas emissions as “a positive and encouraging step” in its bid to help the government achieve its proposed 15% reduction target by 2025.