RHA and Logistics UK disagree over viability of transport decarbonisation plan


 

The UK government has published its “revolutionary” ‘Transport decarbonisation plan’ that includes a consultation on banning the sale of “non-zero emissions HGVs” under 26 tonnes by 2035 and the sale of all fossil-fuelled HGVs by 2040. Announcing the plan, transport secretary Grant Shapps MP said: “Transport is the largest contributor to UK greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), with road transport alone accounting for almost a quarter of our total emissions in 2019. We must deliver a step change in the breadth […]