Tags: clean air zones
Reaction to expansion of London's ULEZ from 2021
The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to news that London's ultra low emissions zone will expand significantly from 2021
RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales
The new £20m Air Quality Fund, which will run until 2021, will support local authorities in Wales to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits and improve air quality in their areas. Among the restrictions will be the introduction of 50mph speed limits over the short length of the exceedance at five locations including two stretches of the M4.
RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation
Proposals released today could ban all but Euro 6 diesel vehicles and Euro 4 petrol vehicles from Scotland's biggest cities by as early as next year
RAC responds to the Government's clean air plan published today
Reacting to the publication today by the Government of the long-awaited UK clean air plan, RAC roads policy spokesman Nicholas Lyes said: “The Government signalling the end of the sale of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 is a bold move – but the reality is that the UK is nowhere near ready for such a sweeping shift to electric vehicles and a huge amount of work will need to be done
Motorists strongly supportive of efforts to tackle air quality, including bans for the most polluting vehicles
An increasing number of motorists are concerned about emissions and a majority want bolder action to be taken, new data from the RAC has found
RAC reacts to draft Clean Air Zones consultation
The RAC provides initial reaction to the launch of the Government's Clean Air Zones consultation for England
RAC comments on Mayor of London ULEZ policy
In response to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's announcement that introducing ULEZ into the captial a year early, RAC head of external affairs Pete Williams said: “While bold action is needed to tackle London’s air quality problem, we fear bringing in the ULEZ a year early could unfairly penalise small businesses with older vehicles, as well as less well-off private motorists.
RAC responds to Mayor of London's plans for tackling air pollution
Nicholas Lyes, roads policy spokesman responds to the proposals outlined today
RAC responds to the election of Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London
The RAC reacts to the appointment of Sadiq Khan as London's new mayor
“It’s cheaper to pay the charges” say a quarter of UK companies
Almost a quarter (23%) of UK firms would prefer to pay a charge than invest in upgraded fleets to operate in clean air zones, research by RAC Business has revealed as a government consultation into UK-wide zones comes to an end today (Nov 6).