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15 Nov 2021

The ScottishGovernment has signed an international pledge as part of the COP26 conference, committing to accelerate the transition to 100% zero emission vehicles.

15 Nov 2021

The Scottish Government has laid legislation to introduce a ban on certain single use plastic items from 1st June 2022.

8 Nov 2021

As trendy Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services continue to grow in popularity across the UK, a charity has warned that using these non-regulated services can be like "slipping into quicksand"....

5 Nov 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting on Monday the 8th November at 16:30.

4 Nov 2021

The ACT is a supporting organisation of Road Safety Week 2021 to represent the cycling industry and encourage road safety for all who usethem.

4 Nov 2021

WithCOP26 taking place in Glasgow until November 12, here are some ways that you can evaluate your business to become more environmentally sustainable.
 
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4 Nov 2021

The Government has launched a new Export Support Service to help UK businesses get answers to practical questions about exporting to Europe.

4 Nov 2021

The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme was announced today by Patrick Harvie (MSP, Minister for ZeroCarbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights) at the Cycling Scotland Conference.

1 Nov 2021

ACT and ActSmart partner Global Payments (GP) will be contacting all customers to arrange the replacement of your terminal(s) to keep you up with modern requirements for no extra cost.

27 Oct 2021

The Budget and SR21 promised much for both the cycling industry and for retailers, but will it be enough to help recover the damage done from the pandemic and help sustain the cycling...

Scotland commits to transport decarbonisation

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The highway-3392100_1920Scottish Government has signed an international pledge as part of the COP26 conference, committing to accelerate the transition to 100% zero emission vehicles.

The pledge includes working towards the sale of all new cars being zero emission by 2040 and introducing policies to accelerate and enable the transition to zero emission vehicles.

Global leaders at COP26 made a declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans.

COP26 decleration: "Together, we will work towards all sales of new cars and vans being zero emission globally by 2040, and by no later than 2035 in leading markets."  

The decleration also recognised that alongside the shift to zero emission vehicles, a sustainable future for road transport will require wider system transformation, including support for active travel, public and shared transport, as well as addressing the full value chain impacts from vehicle production, use and disposal.

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