A UK-wide campaign launched today aiming to reduce the 14% of CO2 emissions arising from delivery vans.
According to uShip, the number of vans on the UK’s roads has grown by 38% over the last ten years to reach 3.24 million – eight times the number of registered heavy goods vehicles. But 10-15% of the time vans drive empty, producing millions of tonnes of unnecessary carbon emissions.
With support from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and the Prince of Wales’ Mayday Network, the website offers a carbon calculator and driving tips for saving fuel, money and emissions.
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