Tag: zero emissions

Green Number Plates coming to UK Roads

On the back of the UK Governments goal to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the UK by 2030, plans have been unveiled today for new Green license plates to start appearing on electric vehicles - with a stated goal of raising awareness of zero-emission vehicles, but also with the promise of local initiatives such as cheaper parking and cost-free entry to zero-emission zones. All details on these can be read over at this link.

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Local emissions plans heavily criticised by RHA

At the Microlise Transport Conference held in Coventry on 19th May 2018; Richard Burnett, the chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) gave Government guidance to local authorities a scathing review. During his conference speech, Mr Burnett drew attention to three consecutive court cases on air quality involving the non-profit environmental law organisation ClientEarth. Stating that the end result of the third case; that government must instruct local authorities to take action on air quality in 33 towns & cities,…

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