The government has rejected Greater Manchester’s request for a £116m support fund to help local businesses upgrade to compliant fleet vehicles.
Hauliers have six weeks to make their views known to Sheffield City Council on its plans to introduce a charging clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to enter the city centre but cars going free.
The FTA is calling on its members to urge Bristol City Council to drop proposals for a charging clean air zone (CAZ), which will see diesel cars allowed free access to most of the zone whilst non-compliant HGVs face charges of £100 a day.
On 10th October Motor Transport hosted a second Birmingham Clean Air Roadshow to provide vital information and support to HGV and van operators ahead of the city’s Clean Air Zone rollout by July 2020. At this free-to-attend, half-day event attendees heard directly from Birmingham City Council about the scheme’s launch plans and the essential actions operators must take to ensure fleet compliancy. Delegates heard from vehicle experts about market-ready and emerging alternatively-fuelled commercial vehicles and their uses, as well as […]
On 10 September 170 delegates from 120 commercial vehicle operators and local businesses, running vans or trucks in and around Greater Manchester, attended a free half-day Greater Manchester Clean Air Roadshow. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the 10 Greater Manchester authorities are working together to develop a Clean Air Plan to achieve legal levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on Greater Manchester’s local road network by 2024. At the event delegates heard first-hand from the […]
Leeds and Birmingham councils are to “significantly postpone” the January 2020 start dates of their clean air zones (CAZs) after a government delay to an essential online tool it is developing.
Freight operators are encouraged to take part in Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan consultation, which will run for seven weeks.
Freight operators only have a few days left to give their views on joint air quality proposals being explored by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside Councils.
Wincanton’s head of Industrial and Transport has called for an end to the piecemeal approach to clean air zone rules across the UK.
A majority of operators would consider leaving a client if the introduction of a clean air or low emission zone meant that doing business with them would no longer pay, according to the findings of the Asset Alliance Industry Monitor 2019.