Freight operators only have a few days left to give their views on joint air quality proposals being explored by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside Councils. Options being considered include a charging clean air zone with a proposed daily fee of £50 for HGVs; a low-emission zone with cross-river tolls; and a ban on goods vehicles using part of the central motorway during peak hours. A consultation on the proposals, which was launched in February, is due to close on […]
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.
Leeds City Council has outlined its final clean air zone (CAZ) plans, to be submitted to government following board approval later this month.
Cleaner lorries will receive a 10% discount on the HGV Road User Levy from next year as part of the government’s plans to improve air quality.