Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution. As well as the five cities already mandated to implement clean air zones (CAZs) by the end of 2019 – Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Nottingham and Southampton – a further 33 local authorities must now act to tackle illegal levels of pollution. ClientEarth lawyer Anna Heslop said: “The judge ruled that the government’s plans were seriously lacking and […]
Operators and industry trade bodies have reacted with dismay to news that the government will continue to relax working hours until 8 August in an effort to ease the current driver shortage.
All London road charging schemes will be temporarily suspended from today (23 March) to help ensure supply chains are kept moving and critical workers and emergency vehicles can move around the capital during the coronavirus outbreak.