Three Tyneside councils are to vote this month on clean air zone (CAZ) proposals that will see older HGVs and vans pay a daily charge to enter Newcastle city centre. The proposed charge, which will take effect from 2021, will be £50 for pre-Euro-6 lorries and £12.50 for older vans. Buses, coaches, taxis and private hire vehicles also face daily fees. Cars have been excluded from any charges at this stage, but the council does not rule out including them […]
Road transport can be decarbonised but only if the government and industry work together, claims report
A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims.
Need to find out more about Scottish low emission zones (LEZs)? Then put 2 April 2020 in your diary.
Freight operators delivering into Scotland are invited to attend a free half-day workshop to learn how plans for Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee will affect them.