The BVRLA is calling for a consistent national air quality strategy and policy framework that is supported by local authorities.
- Those affected by the Clean Air Zones need to be financially supported through funds that incorporate leasing and rental options.
- Local authorities must take a consistent approach to how they support businesses prepare for Clean Air Zones.
- Government needs to hold regular meetings with local authorities and fleets to assess where further guidance and investment is needed.
- CAZ concerns - Met with DfT Minister Rachel Maclean and DEFRA Minister Rebecca Pow to highlight concerns about the Governments Clean Air Zone payment portal and the burden on many fleets, as well as promote the positive role of rental and leasing to help people switch to cleaner transport
- Engagement with JAQU - The BVRLA is a recognised key stakeholder at regular fleet forums which provide the opportunity to highlight areas of concern and to push for further support where necessary
- CAZ implementation - As a result of ongoing engagement with the Joint Air Quality Unit warning letters have now been updated to offer further guidance to businesses
- Member support - The BVRLA has updated is CAZ map, timeline and developed a toolkit to support members and their customers prepare for the introduction of Clean Air Zones