Freight sector urged to take part in north-east clean air zone consultation

Tyne Bridge

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 […]