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Oxfordshire County Council has delayed its planned Zero Emission Zone pilot in the city of Oxford, postponing the August go-live date to later this year.
To mark Clean Air Day, BVRLA Senior Policy Advisor Catherine Bowen presented at the Birmingham Fleet Decarbonisation Roadshow to explain the important role that rental and leasing plays in delivering the UK’s zero emission goals.
Papers relating to the final proposed Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan were published this week ahead of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority meeting taking place on Friday 25 June.
Drivers entering Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone will now be subject to penalty charges if entering the zone in a non-compliant vehicle.
Birmingham City Council has soft-launched its Clean Air Zone today (1 June) confirming that it will not require drivers to pay the daily fee and they will not pursue enforcement until 14 June.
The BVRLA has produced a suite of free-to-access communication resources to help members keep colleagues and customers updated on all they need to know about Clean Air Zones.
Members can request co-branded versions of these free-to-access digital, social and printed communication resources to help promote awareness of Clean Air Zones amongst employees and customers - promoting the merits of rental and leasing to those requiring a cleaner CAZ-compliant vehicle.
With Birmingham launching its Clean Air Zone (CAZ) on Tuesday 1 June, road users are being reminded to assess the impact on their journeys and explore options for upgrading non-compliant vehicles.
On Monday 15 March, the UK’s first charging Clean Air Zone outside of London went live and is now operating in the city of Bath.
Transport Minister, Rachel Maclean MP and DEFRA Minister, Rebecca Pow MP, met with the BVRLA and a selection of members to hear the industry’s concerns about the lack of a centralised payment portal for Clean Air Zones.
Transport for London has introduced grace periods for both the changes to the London Low Emission Zone and Direct Vision Standard schemes that begin on 1 March 2021.
To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year, except Christmas Day (25 December), within the same area of central London as the Congestion Charge.