Leeds City Council is asking businesses for their views on its proposed clean air zone (CAZ) plans. This follows an announcement last December of proposals to introduce a category B charging zone in the city centre, which would affect HGVs, buses, coaches,taxis and private hire vehicles. The consultation asks for views on whether a London-style charging regime, whereby HGVs would have to pay £100 if not achieving Euro-6 emissions standards, is appropriate for Leeds. It also wants to know whether […]
Cleaner lorries will receive a 10% discount on the HGV Road User Levy from next year as part of the government’s plans to improve air quality.
Hauliers are no doubt still catching their breath from London’s double whammy of an earlier Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) start date and the prospect of it expanding capital-wide by 2020.