The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles. Leeds had asked the government for a total of £40m to fund its CAZ of which £27m was earmarked to help local businesses upgrade their non-compliant fleets ahead of the introduction of the zone in January 2020. Around £13m of the £27m funding pot had been promised to the HGV […]
Sheffield City Council has revealed plans for a clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to access its inner ring road while cars go free.
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.
The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto.