Birmingham City Council is reviewing the £100 per visit charge for pre-Euro-6 HGVs proposed for its clean air zone (CAZ) planned for January 2020 and may reduce it when it submits its final plan to government at the end of 2018. Speaking at the inaugural Birmingham Transport Conference organised by consultants Invergold Associates, Waseem Zaffar, the Labour cabinet member for transport and environment on Birmingham City Council, said the CAZ was being imposed on Birmingham by central government. He said […]
A local haulier has warned Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) council that its decison to launch a clean air zone (CAZ) in the city will significantly lengthen HGV journey times as drivers seek out alternative routes to avoid being charged.
London mayor Boris Johnson has abandoned plans to introduce a Euro-4 NOx standard for trucks operating in the London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in 2015, but buses will still have to comply.
Hauliers have been forced to park up their LNG-fuelled lorries after gas supplier BOC withdrew from the UK market.