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 […]
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