The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter. Leeds has also confirmed the inclusion to its CAZ plans of a £13.8m funding pot for hauliers, which will take the form of £15,000 HGV grants to help locally affected business upgrade their fleets. As previously reported by MT and confirmed today by the council, the grants will be flexible in their scope to enable operators to […]
SME operators will go out of business unless the government reforms its clean air zone (CAZ) policy and introduces ‘intelligent phasing’, the RHA has warned.
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.
A group of influential MPs has called for a significant increase in low emission zones across England’s major cities to tackle air pollution.