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 […]
DPD has beaten its target of having 10% of its couriers emissions-free, achieving the ambitious goal five months ahead of schedule.
The relationship between Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) and Richard Lawson’s Spirit Auto Logistics and its successor Spirit Motor Transport was further explored on 12 December, when the trial of two directors and two of the management team of CVS, and Lawson, continued at Leeds Crown Court.
Leeds City Council is to halve the daily fee for non-Euro-6 HGVs entering its clean air zone (CAZ), from £100 to £50.