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Your opinion: should the UK introduce “pay-as-you-drive” road pricing schemes in towns and cities?

Your opinion: should the UK introduce “pay-as-you-drive” road pricing schemes in towns and cities?

  The Transport Committee has launched an inquiry into zero emission vehicles and road pricing. It follows the acceleration of the ban on sales of new vehicles with combustion engines to 2030. The new ban date has been widely hailed as a positive move for the UK’s “Green Industrial Revolution”, though critics suggest ten years ... Read More
 
How can fleets prepare for the post-lockdown era now?

How can fleets prepare for the post-lockdown era now?

While supermarket and home delivery fleets will have their work cut out over the next few weeks, most UK operations have had to be put on hold during the latest lockdown. But with the promise of a return to life as we knew it, possibly by mid-summer once the Covid vaccines have been fully rolled ... Read More
 
Do learner drivers deserve to receive penalty points and fines during lessons?

Do learner drivers deserve to receive penalty points and fines during lessons?

Earlier this year we wrote about fresh information released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), revealing that more than 9,000 British drivers had twelve plus penalty points on their licence. Without receiving a ban at all, that is. And now, new information has come to light about another 65,000 drivers who’ve got points on their ... Read More
 
Would phased driving licences save lives?

Would phased driving licences save lives?

Increasing unemployment levels have put paid to Government plans for graduated driving licences. Until recently, the Government was considering a new structure to the driving licensing system which would see a cascading number of tighter restrictions placed upon newly qualified drivers. Measures would aim to combat the higher driving risk of newbies, making British roads ... Read More
 
The air might be “clean enough” in Leeds, but how much further do the rest of the UK’s fleets have to go?

The air might be “clean enough” in Leeds, but how much further do the rest of the UK’s fleets have to go?

As Leeds City Council closes down its clean air zone because fleets there have already become cleaner, we ask if the story reflects how businesses across the remainder of the country are responding to the new 2030 combustion engine ban. How are fleets responding to the new ban date?  According to recent research by Arval ... Read More