Proposals for either a charging clean air zone (CAZ) or tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges are going back to the drawing board after a public consultation revealed strong opposition to both plans. The plans, drawn up by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils, proposed either a charging CAZ or a low emission zone (LEZ) which would include tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges – the council’s preferred option. Under the proposed CAZ, non-Euro 6 trucks would be charged £50 […]
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.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has launched, with operators delivering into the capital questioning the mayor’s rationale in forcing them to invest tens of thousands of pounds to comply.
Last week’s flurry of clean air zone (CAZ) announcements from major UK cities has left logistics operators in no doubt that the clock is ticking for Euro-5 lorries in urban areas.