The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a new version of The Highway Code will be published in the autumn.
Stephen Joseph, chair of Smart Transport, examines what the Government's transport decarbonisation plan means for businesses and company fleets.
The Government says that fleet operators transitioning to zero emission cars and vans are vital to ensuring it achieves its decarbonisation ambitions.
New transport committee report says unless charging habits change, or the National Grid is strengthened, power cuts could be seen in parts of the country.
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation says that access to charge points can be a ‘postcode lottery’.
Four-in-five say decarbonisation of UK road transport by 2050 is possible, but two-thirds believe tougher policies are needed, according to Zemo Partnership survey.
The Government has committed to keeping benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax rates low for company cars but only until March 2025.
The EU has also set a target of banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 as part of its Fit for 55 decarbonisation plan.
Free flowing traffic conditions resulted in 56% of cars exceeding the speed limit on 30mph roads compared to 53% on motorways, according to new DfT statistics.
New transport decarbonisation plan includes ending the sale of all new ICE vans and trucks by 2040 and electrifying the Government fleet.
Government delays to climate strategies, including the transport decarbonisation strategy, highlighted by BVRLA and Climate Change Committee.
DfT transport decarbonisation plan has been delayed after draft lacked ambition to meet targets, including the 2030 ban on new diesel and petrol vehicles.
Councils outside London will be given powers to enforce so-called moving traffic offences from December, the Government has confirmed.
The winners of the £20m DfT competition include the manufacturer of an onboard plug-in device that provides drivers with data on battery health.
The Government is launching a national advertising campaign this month ahead of the rollout of E10 petrol.
Secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), confirmed for this week's Virtual Smart Transport Conference.
Latest funding package takes total Government’s support to TfL since March 2020 to more than £4bn.
Project with Kent County Council aims to provide blueprint for local authorities to deliver charging infrastructure to hard-to-reach communities
The Government is warning that it is “unlikely” it will be able to give advance notice of any future cuts to the plug-in car and van grant.
Caroline Sandall, specialist consultant at LeasePlan UK, highlights the importance of effective communication to encourage drivers to switch to electric.
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