Royal Mail is embarking on six- to nine-month trial of Enso Tyres’ electric van-orientated tyres. The trial, a partnership between Royal Mail, Transport for London (TfL) and Enso, aims to make “Electric Vehicles (EVs) even cleaner to further improve air quality”, according to the stakeholders. According, to Tyres & Accessories’s 2021 survey of public tyre fleets, Royal Mail is the second-largest fleet in the UK.
Chargemaster is proud to become the exclusive charge point sponsor of the 10th annual Low Carbon Vehicle Event, Cenex LCV2017, at Millbrook, 6–7 September. The assurance that the electric vehicles (EVs) on-site for the event are appropriately powered, underlines Chargemaster’s position as the leader in EV charging.
The GMB trade union is up in arms over what it calls a ‘ridiculous’ language test which forces London private hire drivers to fork out at least £180 to prove they speak English. GMB says introducing the tests could see a private education firm pocket £20 million.
The London Assembly Transport Committee is investigating motorcycle safety in the capital. 27 riders of powered two-wheelers, including motorbikes and scooters, were killed on London’s roads in 2014 and, despite representing just 1 per cent of all traffic, powered two-wheeler riders accounted for 17 per cent of all casualties in 2014.