Government Policy

Electric car chargepoints to be installed i...

Jul 16, 2019No Comments

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car chargepoint, the government has outlined in a public consultation on changing building regulations in

Roads policing review to improve safety

Jul 16, 2019No Comments

A first-of-its-kind joint review into roads policing and traffic enforcement will be launched later this year, in a bid to improve road safety. The two-year

Government provides welcome boost to the co...

Jul 10, 2019No Comments

The BVRLA has welcomed today’s announcement from HM Treasury confirming the government’s decision to freeze company car tax. A move set to benefit just under

Boost for EV charging as BVRLA provides Plu...

Jul 09, 2019No Comments

The BVRLA has welcomed today’s announcement that the Government is marking the anniversary of its Road to Zero Strategy launch by investing £37m in innovative

Road funding spending drop could have paid ...

Jul 08, 2019No Comments

Many councils have been forced to cut from road maintenance funding since 2010 could have paid for the repair of nearly 8 million potholes, analysis

Electric taxis exempt from higher tax rates

Jul 08, 2019No Comments

More taxi drivers will be encouraged to buy environmentally friendly vehicles thanks to new legislation exempting them from the premium rate of vehicle excise duty,

Over £20 million to support electric vehic...

Jul 01, 2019No Comments

The Scottish Government has confirmed funding of £20.6 million to support the uptake of electric vehicles through the Switched on Towns and Cities Challenge Fund

Electric cars: New vehicles to emit noise t...

Jul 01, 2019No Comments

From today (July 1, 2019), any electric vehicle with four or more wheels that wants to be approved for road use in the European Union

Evaluation of the HGV speed limit change

Jul 01, 2019No Comments

In 2015, the maximum speed limit was raised for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes by 10mph. This means that trucks and lorries can travel at 50mph

Getting a deal must be next PM’s first jo...

Jun 26, 2019No Comments

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today issued a plea to the UK’s next prime minister to secure a favourable Brexit deal as

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