The UK government has been accused of ‘passing the buck’ over clean air policies and ignoring practical solutions to reduce emissions. Addressing the inaugural Pro Tect Solutions conference on compliance at the Haynes Motor Museum in Somerset, Howard Cox, a founder of FairFuelUK (FFUK), said the government’s refusal to own and lead on poor air quality will result in hauliers paying the price for draconian clean air zones (CAZs) set up ad hoc by local authorities. He blasted transport secretary […]
Three Tyneside councils are to vote this month on clean air zone (CAZ) proposals that will see older HGVs and vans pay a daily charge to enter Newcastle city centre.
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.