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 […]
The government’s suspension of all Clean Air Zone schemes to January 2021 is not long enough, the RHA has insisted.
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.