Cutting carbon, cutting cost

3 June 2014

As we reported last week (Hauliers unimpressed with EU strategy), the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reservations about the new EU strategy for cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs), recently published by the European Commission.

Documents needed under an ECMT multilateral licence

2 June 2014

An updated 2014 ECMT Multilateral Quota User Guide has been jointly released by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Hauliers unimpressed with EU strategy

29 May 2014

The publication by the European Commission of its strategy for cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) has not been particularly well received by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

DVSA pulls drivers' hours rules together

28 May 2014

The arrival of the GOV.UK website and the gradual transfer to it of not only all government departments but also many other public agencies is bringing together numerous useful guides and notices.

Eurotunnel vehicle type restrictions

27 May 2014

Eurotunnel is reminding anyone journeying through the tunnel that, as part of the measures in place to ensure the maximum security in the tunnel, LPG or equivalent flammable gas and dual powered vehicles cannot be accepted for transport by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle.

Eurotunnel may be banned from running ferry service

27 May 2014

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally confirmed an earlier decision by the Competition Commission (CC) that Eurotunnel should be barred from operating a ferry service from Dover.

EU strategy to curb CO emissions from trucks

22 May 2014

Heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs), including trucks, buses and coaches, are responsible for around a quarter of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from road transport in the EU.