The government has given Birmingham City Council the green light to roll out a charging clean air zone (CAZ) and approved £38m of mitigation funding. This includes £10.05m to help local hauliers and coach operators upgrade their fleets to the required Euro-6 standard. Announcing the government’s approval for its plan the council also confirmed it will be granting a number of exemptions for eligible hauliers. The exemptions will cover hauliers with HGVs registered within the CAZ who will get an […]
Charging non-compliant HGVs £100 to enter Southampton’s clean air zone (CAZ) is excessive, according to many of the city’s residents.
If you’d like to find out more about retrofit technology under development for HGVs, then head along to the Motor Transport Leeds Clean Air Zone event on 3 July.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.