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 […]
Birmingham City Council is considering introducing a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) within the city’s ring-road in order to incentivise the take-up of cleaner vehicles by operators in the area.
The launch of the controversial Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) yesterday (1 June) has created confusion among drivers trying to pay the fees for the first time, after it emerged that they won’t be charged for the first two weeks of the scheme.
The government’s suspension of all Clean Air Zone schemes to January 2021 is not long enough, the RHA has insisted.