Ultra Low Emission Zone

  • CLASSICS FACE NEW CLEANER AIR RESTRICTIONS

    CLASSICS FACE NEW CLEANER AIR RESTRICTIONS

    Matt Bell on 27th January 2020

    Restrictions on how we can use our classics and older vehicles look set to proliferate across the UK as cities take steps to clean up their air.

  • LOW EMISSION ZONES DISCRIMINATING UNFAIRLY?

    LOW EMISSION ZONES DISCRIMINATING UNFAIRLY?

    Matt Bell on 9th October 2019

    Nearly half a million drivers could be priced off the roads thanks to ‘eco taxes’ such as London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charge, warns the AA.

  • ONE LAST DRIVE BEFORE ULEZ

    ONE LAST DRIVE BEFORE ULEZ

    Matt Bell on 26th April 2019

    After much furore and discussion, the controversial new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) for central London was finally put in place a few weeks ago. The new rules mean certain classic cars now face a daily charge whenever they enter the zone, and unlike the outgoing Congestion Charge, it’s applied 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • BATH U-TURN ON LOW-EMISSION ZONE

    BATH U-TURN ON LOW-EMISSION ZONE

    Matt Bell on 6th March 2019

    The proposed low-emission zone in the city of Bath is set to move from Class D to Class C Clean Air Zone (CAZ), giving private cars a charging exemption.

  • YOUNGER CLASSICS FACING HEFTY ULEZ CHARGES

    YOUNGER CLASSICS FACING HEFTY ULEZ CHARGES

    Matt Bell on 19th December 2018

    The recent ‘yellow vest’ protests over fuel duty in France have led to fears that a new London pollution charge will lead to similar demonstrations in the UK once motorists realise how much it will cost them. And as drivers of a whole swathe of younger classics find themselves facing extra charges, could this affect values of both compliant and non-compliant classics?

  • ULEZ EXEMPTION FOR CLASSICS

    ULEZ EXEMPTION FOR CLASSICS

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd August 2018

    Transport for London has confirmed that vehicles registered with the DVLA and taxed in the Historic Vehicles class will be exempt from the London Ultra Low Emission Zone, just as they currently are for the London Low Emission Zone.