Birmingham City Council is considering introducing a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) within the city’s ring-road in order to incentivise the take-up of cleaner vehicles by operators in the area. Proposals outlined in its Draft Low Emission Strategy revealed that it was currently conducting a feasibility study into whether a LEZ would be effective in improving air quality and reducing emissions. The plans mean that an LEZ in place for trucks over 3.5-tonnes, as well as vans over 1.2-tonnes in the […]
The health benefits from London’s Low Emission Zone have failed to materialise because levels of harmful particles have not changed, an influential group of MPs has been told.
The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.
HGVs will need to be Euro-6 to enter the whole of Greater London from 26 October 2020 or face fines of up to £300 for the oldest models.