Plans for a controversial clean air zone (CAZ) in Coventry have been abandoned in a move the RHA has described as “a victory for common sense”. The government has now backed Coventry City Council’s plans to improve air quality without charging hauliers and other road users. New measures including improved road networks and investment in cleaner air technologies have won ministers over after they had originally ordered local officials to implement a CAZ to bring emissions down to within legal […]
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.
Bath and North East Somerset Council has voted in favour of a £100 charge for non-Euro 6 HGVs entering the city’s Clean Air Zone.
Government plans to reallocate road space is based on a “fantasy” and should be reconsidered, according to the RHA.