01 May 2019 #CV Sector #Policy #TNB News

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that drivers who hold a category B driving licence may now operate alternative fuel vans, provided they complete a minimum of 5 hours additional relevant training. The new law comes as part of the

19 April 2018 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has outlined a number of proposals as part of an ambition to make the city carbon neutral by 2040, including an emissions-free bus fleet and doubling the number of electric vehicle charging points. Speaking

The government has made a further announcement to clarify the regulation of volumetric concrete mixers, which will fall in line with other HGVs beginning in September 2018. The existing legislation means that volumetric operators and drivers require no Operator Licence,

A new Ultra Low Emissions bus scheme has been announced by the government, with £48million of funding available for local authorities and operators. The announcement by Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani follows the success of a previous scheme that distributed £30million.

Changes to the HGV Road User Levy will come into effect in February 2019, with vehicles meeting the Euro VI emissions standard eligible for a 10 percent reduction in the charge. Government statistics show that the cleanest lorries generate 80

Major bus operators in Leicester, including Arriva, Centre Bus, First Kinchbus and Stagecoach, have committed to a new partnership with Leicester City Council, with the target of achieving the highest European clean air standard for buses by the end of

28 February 2018 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News

Close to 7,000 people have already shared their views on plans which would see buses, HGVs, taxis and private hire vehicles that fail to meet the required emissions standards charged a fee to enter the zone. Private vehicles would not

28 February 2018 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News #Top Stories

The Freight Transport Association has warned of damage and delays following the announcement of a freeze on all non-essential road repairs in the capital. The Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross, announced that non-essential road improvements would be frozen for

17 January 2018 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #Policy #TNB News

The government is considering a national roll out of the lane rental scheme, which would see utility companies charged up to £2,500 per day by local councils for carrying out roadworks during peak hours. This follows a successful trial of

14 December 2017 #CV Sector #News #Policy #TNB News

Transport for London says hydrogen-fuelled commercial vehicles could play a key role in the aim of making the capital a zero-carbon city by the year 2050. Speaking at a recent event showcasing hydrogen technology in vans and HGVs for freight

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