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Carbon emissions

Calling all low carbon logistics champions – enter the 2016 Motor Transport Awards now

March 7, 2016 Laura Hailstone

Could your company be the Low Carbon Champions at this year’s Motor Transport Awards? If your business has greatly reduced its carbon emissions by improving the efficiency of its operation or investing in alternative fuelled vehicles, then the Low Carbon Award, now in its 9th year, is still open for entry. Sponsored by Keyfuels, the Low Carbon Award is open for any third party or own account operators running 11 or more commercial vehicles to enter. Judges of the Motor […]

Air quality

Two days to go until the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2015

September 7, 2015 Laura Hailstone

In under 48 hours time the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event 2015 will welcome over 2,500 visitors to Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire for the annual two-day exhibition, seminar and ride & drive experience. Last year’s event set a new record attendance with 2,451 visitors, and this year Cenex is anticipating beating this record. Taking place on 9 and 10 September 2015, the event attracts a range of delegates from the automotive and energy & infrastructure sectors, government & […]

Cycle safety

Boris pushes for a reduction of 14,000 deaths or serious injuries in London by 2020

June 9, 2015 Laura Hailstone

A new target to halve the number of people killed or seriously injured on London’s roads by 2020 has been set by the Mayor or London today (9 June). Meeting the new target would mean a reduction of more than 14,000 deaths or serious injuries over the next five years. The commitment comes as Transport for London (TfL) published the full London road casualty figures for 2014. According to the 2014 Road Casualties and Collisions report, the number of people […]

Compliance & legislation

CLOCS presentation from Tip-ex 2015 available for download now

June 1, 2015 Laura Hailstone

Over 70 delegates took time out from the Tip-ex and Tank-ex shows last week in Harrogate as CLOCS took the work-related road risk message out on the road. Members of the CLOCS team, along with representatives from Lafarge Tarmac, Cemex, FM Conway and SiG took the audience through a range of presentations covering the standards, cultural change and technology shifts which are associated with CLOCS. In addition, Road Safety GB, in association with Scania, took the opportunity to launch a […]

Air quality

Freight in the City Expo promises to solve sustainable urban freight challenges

May 27, 2015 Laura Hailstone

Following the success of last year’s Quiet Cities Global Summit, Motor Transport publisher Road Transport Media is holding a one-day urban logistics event aimed at all stakeholders interested in enabling quiet, clean and safe deliveries. The one-day Freight in the City Expo will combine seminars, an exhibition and guided tours all aimed at ensuring visitors have a comprehensive understanding of the issues around urban logistics. “There are many challenges associated with delivering goods and services in the cities, with new […]

Industry News

Calling all rental, leasing and contract hire companies: take part in CV Informer 2014

April 9, 2014 Laura Hailstone

Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]