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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.
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.
As the roll out of Clean Air Zones ramps up this year, the BVRLA is reminding members of its free user-friendly ‘CAZ Map’ that can be shared with customers to help keep them ‘in the know’ and ensure compliance.
With the first Clean Air Zone being introduced in March members are reminded that if they do not have compliant vehicles, they will need to pay using the Government’s central payment portal.
The Government’s Joint Air Quality Unit has launched a new online portal to help individuals and businesses with compliance ahead of new Clean Air Zones being implemented across the UK this year.
Transport for London has confirmed that due to unprecedented demand and limited funding, it has suspended the Scrappage Scheme for heavy goods vehicles and new applications are not being accepted.
The BVRLA Position Papers outline the association’s views, objectives and engagement activity relating to key policy areas affecting the industry.
There’s just over a year until 25 October 2021, when the existing central London Ultra-Low Emisssion Zone (ULEZ) will expand out to the North and South Circular roads. Transport for London (TfL) has launched a marketing campaign to educate and inform Londoners about what this means for them, and what – if anything they need to do to prepare.
TfL’s scheme was introduced in February 2019 to help small businesses replace older more polluting vehicles with ones that meet the standards for the capital’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ).
Members are being invited to share their expressions of interest in becoming part of the association’s Air Quality Working Group.