Could Sheffield Become a Clean Air Zone?

14th December 2017

Lorry drivers could soon be charged for entering Sheffield under measures used to clean up the city's air.

In the coming weeks Sheffield Council will investigate whether a Clean Air Zone is necessary.

The council expect to set out their initial local action plan by
the end of March 2018, and will present their final action plans which have been agreed with Government by December 2018.

Sheffield Council have also said that they will lobby the government to provide UK-wide incentives for big fleet operators to reduce emissions and to encourage more goods to be moved by rail or water.

The RHA strongly oppose early application of Clean Air Zones to newer vehicles (those less than 12 years old).