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 […]
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]
Industry warned it faces “potentially catastrophic” hacking threat amid cyber attacks on NHS deliveries
A UK cybersecurity centre needs to be established to prevent “potentially catastrophic” hacking of autonomous vehicles by criminals, according to a groundbreaking project.
Leeds City Council is to halve the daily fee for non-Euro-6 HGVs entering its clean air zone (CAZ), from £100 to £50.