Report: Could longer heavier vehicles help decarbonise road transport?

Is now the time for Longer/Heavier Vehicles (LHVs) to be trialled on UK roads and play a role in the Government’s commitment to decarbonise road transport and improve air quality?


Figure 1. Core LHV configurations at 25.25m & 60 tonnes. Source: Adapted from (Aarts, et al., 2010)


Jason Smallwood
Technical Director, Freight Transport
United Kingdom