Government Policy

Evaluation of the HGV speed limit change

Jul 01, 2019Comments off

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, 2019Comments off

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

VW Group, Fiat Chrysler risk big EU emissio...

Jun 26, 2019Comments off

Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros, respectively, if they fail

New requirements for electric chargepoints ...

Jun 24, 2019Comments off

Roads Minister Michael Ellis has today announced that all government-funded home chargepoints installed in the future must be ‘smart’. From 1 July, all chargepoints backed

Kent CC & Compaid take delivery of fir...

Jun 21, 2019Comments off

In partnership with Renault Trucks, Kent County Council (Kent CC) is introducing its first electric minibus, a Renault Trucks Master Z.E. The vehicle will provide

Watchdog urges for better real-time informa...

Jun 19, 2019Comments off

Road users want better information provided on motorways and major ‘A’ roads, particularly during periods of unexpected disruption, says independent road users watchdog Transport Focus.

New smart digital tachograph regulations no...

Jun 19, 2019Comments off

Since June 15, new trucks and buses registered in the EU for the first time must have a smart digital tachograph installed. The tachograph is

Is the UK’s electric future grid-locked?

Jun 19, 2019Comments off

Last year, the Government announced that it would ban the sale of traditionally fuelled vehicles by 2040, after pressure from the EU and environmental groups

Government’s Road to Zero Strategy is...

Jun 18, 2019Comments off

The Government needs to supercharge its electric vehicle strategy if it is to have any chance of meeting its new ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050

Transport Secretary leads the way in transi...

Jun 14, 2019Comments off

The Transport Secretary has set out plans for the government to move towards completely ultra-low emission car fleets over the next decade. Last year’s Road to

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