Freight operators are encouraged to take part in Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan consultation, which will run for seven weeks. It proposes a series of measures to improve air quality across the 10 local authorities within the region, including a charging clean air zone (CAZ) and a £59m Clean Freight Fund to help fleets achieve compliance. If approved, Greater Manchester’s CAZ will be the largest outside of London covering 500 square miles. It would be implemented from 2021 and see […]
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
Ministers have agreed that charging operators working in urban areas should be a “last resort”, after four of the industry’s leading trade associations spoke to MPs about preventing HGVs from being priced out of operating in cities.
Retrofit equipment will be available for hauliers ahead of the start of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) next April, according to TfL.