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Clean Air Zone update 2020

January 20, 2020 Jamie Dady

Click here to go to the download page. The past few years has seen a steep rise in the prominence of environmental and air quality issues within the mainstream political agenda, both in the UK and globally. And road transport must play a core role in this environmental battle. However, are the strategies put in place by government to reduce harmful road emissions the right ones? Do they go far enough? And what will the impact on UK businesses be, […]

Clean Air Zone update 2020

January 20, 2020 Jamie Dady

The past few years has seen a steep rise in the prominence of environmental and air quality issues within the mainstream political agenda, both in the UK and globally. And road transport must play a core role in this environmental battle. However, are the strategies put in place by government to reduce harmful road emissions the right ones? Do they go far enough? And what will the impact on UK businesses be, particularly those targeted most by incoming emissions regulations […]

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CLEAN AIR ROADSHOW

January 9, 2020 jasmine Flintham

The Sheffield Clean Air Roadshow Sheffield City Council’s clean air zone is due to come into force in 2021. This will see a ‘category C’ charging clean air zone come into scope, which applies to buses, taxis, vans and HGVs. It is being put in place to bring the city’s harmful NO2 & NOx emissions within legal limits as soon as possible. The zone will cover the inner ring road and the city centre, including Park Square and the A61/Parkway […]

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Clean Air Roadshows

January 9, 2020 jasmine Flintham

Local authorities around the UK have been instructed by the UK government to explore if clean air zones would be an effective way to reduce harmful emissions in pollution hotspots. A clean air zone is described by the government as a defined geographic area where targeted action is taken to improve air quality. It can take the form of either a charging or non-charging scheme. In charging zones, HGVs and vans not meeting Euro-6 emissions standard for diesel and Euro-4 […]

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CLEAN AIR ROADSHOW

December 5, 2019 jasmine Flintham

The Scotland Clean Air Roadshow  The Scottish Government has committed to introducing low-emission zones across major four cities by the end of 2020: Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Glasgow has already gone live with its zone, focusing firstly on buses with other vehicles brought into the scheme by 31 December 2022. Aberdeen, Dundee, and Edinburgh are also all pressing firmly ahead with their own schemes, expected to be in place by the end of the year.  To explain how the […]