Tuesday, 9 October 2018

UK: Leeds lorry drivers face £50 daily charge in bid to cut air pollution

Source: The Guardian, 9th October 2018, by John Bennett

John Bennett reporeted, "HGVs, buses and coaches would pay full fee with taxis and LGVs paying £12.50 - Drivers of the most polluting vehicles, could be charged up to £50 a day to enter Leeds under radical new plans to cut air pollution in the Yorkshire city. The Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which could be the first outside London, will cover more than half of Leeds and will see drivers monitored using a network of cameras from January 2020. Lorries, buses and coaches would all face the maximum charge. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/09/drivers-faced-with-50-daily-charge-in-leeds-to-cut-air-pollution