All about Clean Air Zones
We recognise a lot of small businesses in particular will have difficulty converting or replacing small vans or HGVs. Many of these businesses will be based outside Bristol [...]
Cars would only be charged with buses and lorries in a Class D CAZ. The contribution of lorries and buses to NO2 emissions varies between monitoring sites in [...]
It’s unfair that diesel purchasers should be penalised as they bought in good faith. Will there be a scrappage scheme?
The government issued a consultation in the autumn of 2017 to gather views on measures to support motorists, residents and businesses. This included a targeted scrappage scheme for car [...]
I bought diesel because UK government said they were better for the environment! Now I’m told they’re bad for air quality. What should I do?
To meet climate change targets, the Government encouraged the uptake of diesel vehicles based on their lower CO2 emissions. However, NOx emissions from diesel vehicles vary so widely [...]
We recognise that emissions from diesel cars are the dominant source of NOx, and that under the “Polluter Pays” principle car manufacturers need to take responsibility for the problem, [...]
The purpose of a CAZ is not to generate revenue but to improve the health of local residents by discouraging polluting journeys. We want to deter polluting journeys rather [...]
Bristol would not be the only UK City to adopt a CAZ. 61 local authorities have been directed to reduce air pollution in the shortest time possible. For [...]
Implementing a CAZ could have negative as well as positive impacts for businesses and some businesses may be impacted more than others due to their specific business model and [...]
We are aiming to ensure the final preferred package of measures does not disproportionately impact vulnerable groups of society. At this stage of the project, we are considering various [...]