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Tag : DfT

Transport Secretary blocks plans for rise in PCN charges

4 days ago / 0 comments

Plans to increase London Red Route PCNs, which would have created havoc for van fleets, have been blocked by the Transport Secretary.

DVSA to get MOT test fee income for safety enforcement

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport (DfT) has indicated that it will enable the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to access MOT test fee income to help pay for enforcement on large vans – but … Read More »

DfT clarifies widespread misunderstanding of petrol/diesel ban

3 months ago / 0 comments

All cars and vans sold in the UK from 2040 will need at least full hybrid technology and the ability to drive only using electricity, the Department for Transport has confirmed, seeking to clarify … Read More »

Online deliveries help van traffic levels hit new record high

5 months ago / 0 comments

Van traffic on Great Britain’s roads has continued to rise over the last year with the increase credited to rising online deliveries.

Proposed EV gross weight limit changes could bring risk issues

6 months ago / 0 comments

Department for Transport proposals to raise the weight threshold for ultra low emission light commercial vehicles could bring about a range of risk management issues for fleets, according to Arval.

DfT mulls changes to gross weight limits for electric vans

7 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonnes to 4.25 tonnes to offset their heavier drivetrains, in turn making them more cost-effective to operate. Electric ... Read More »