Clean Air Zone update 2020

Commercial Motor
January 15, 2020

The past few years has seen a steep rise in the prominence of environmental and air quality issues within the mainstream political agenda, both in the UK and globally.

From the ‘dieselgate’ scandal and government’s hattrick of defeats in court against environmental law firm ClientEarth, through to schoolgirl Greta Thunberg’s rise to fame championing climate change, positive action to slow down global warming and tackle air pollution is a must.

And road transport must play a core role in this environmental battle.

However, are the strategies put in place by government to reduce harmful road emissions the right ones? Do they go far enough?

And what will the impact on UK businesses be, particularly those targeted most by incoming emissions regulations – such as hauliers?

In this supplement, we’ll look at some of the key policies in play at the moment, such as CAZs, and ask leading industry representatives their views.

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