Manchester CAZ affected by vehicle shortage

4 February 2022

With supply problems for new vehicles and record prices in the used market, the Greater Manchester Air Quality Administration Committee has recognised that operators may struggle to upgrade their fleets ahead of the introduction of Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ).

Skills Bootcamps for HGV drivers

1 February 2022

Logistics UK has called on experienced heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers who want to improve their skills and increase their earning potential to consider applying to Government-funded training courses, called Skills Bootcamps.

Haulage group concerned about London’s net-zero plans

28 January 2022

A new net-zero by 2030 report, commissioned by the Mayor of London, outlines the action required to reduce air pollution, tackle the climate emergency and cut congestion in the capital to create, “… a greener, healthier city fit for the future”.

Get ready for changes to the Highway Code

25 January 2022

Road safety charities have warned that insufficient publicity has been given to the changes but the revised version of the Highway Code is set to come into force on 29 January 2022.

Operator has licence revoked after blaming his drivers

24 January 2022

When caught operating too many vehicles for their licence and with more than 200 drivers’ hours offences in a three-month period, Hunter Transport’s operator sought to blame all of the problems on his drivers.

Fines increase for London red route violations

21 January 2022

With effect from 17 January 2022, Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the charge for ignoring the rules on some of London's busiest roads has increased from £130 to £160.

Failure to monitor foreign lorries entering the UK

21 January 2022

The Unite union, which represents thousands of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers, has complained that the Government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under a scheme introduced by Ministers last year.