Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses. A vote for the introduction of environmental weight restrictions by councillors at Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) was agreed earlier this week, but it was also acknowledged that there was unlikely to be any money available to fund the move. In a motion brought by councillor Stefan Gawrysiak, it said: “The county council will consider environmental weight […]
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”.
Howard Tenens has taken delivery of six new Lawrence David longer semi-trailers (LST) in an effort to reduce CO2 emissions from its trunking movements.
Insulate Britain is broadening its campaign beyond London and the M25 targeting a major road near Manchester Airport and Birmingham City centre yesterday (2 November).