The Department for Transport (DfT) is proposing to update the legislation underpinning Operation Brock — the traffic management contingency plans used in the event of significant disruption at the Short Straits crossings in Kent.
From 1 June 2021, any prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers that are not cleared at the roadside will be referred for a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) prohibition removal inspection at an Authorised Testing Facility (ATF).
In one of the first acts of his new term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has visited a Yorkshire company currently providing 67 electric buses operating in London’s fleet, with the delivery of 30 more in progress.
Before the Covid-19, pandemic domestic and international visitors travelling by coach contributed £14 billion to the economy each year, with 23 million visits to tourist attractions and places made by coach in 2019.
Having been recently re-elected to a second term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has wasted little time in reaffirming his commitment to expanding the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in October this year.