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 […]
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.
Motor Transport and Birmingham City Council invite operators to free clean air roadshow on 10 October
Operators affected by the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) are invited to attend a free half-day event, hosted by Motor Transport in partnership with the city council, to learn about the scheme’s progress and gain invaluable advice for keeping your fleet compliant.
A “nonsensical” charging clean air zone (CAZ) could wreak economic damage on Tyneside and should be ditched in favour of a toll system on three bridges over the River Tyne, council leaders have warned.