Government approves Birmingham Clean Air Zone and funding to aid local hauliers

Birmingham by night

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 […]