Higher HGV speed limit would increase emissions

The government is consulting on whether to increase HGV speed limits on single carriageways

A government consultation is asking for views on raising HGV speed limit on single carriage ways from 40mph to 50mph (Photograph: Evelyn-Simak, CC by SA 2.0)The Department for Transport (DfT) is consulting on whether to increase the speed limit for HGVs, in a move that would also increase carbon emissions from haulage.

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