05 Jul '11, 8am

London's van and lorry drivers have six months to clean up their act before new pollution standards come into force

Transport for London (TfL) has once again urged owners of large vehicles such as vans and lorries to take steps to avoid fines of up to £1,000 when it tightens emissions standards in the capital in six months' time. From 3 January 2012, the emissions standards for vehicles already affected by the low-emissions zone (LEZ) will be tightened. FURTHER READING Businesses to kick-start electric vehicle roll out Seaweed offers kelping hand for biofuels Lorries, buses, coaches and other specialist heavy vehicles will be required to meet a Euro IV standard for particulate matter to drive within the LEZ without paying a daily charge. Larger vans and minibuses will have to meet a Euro III standard for particulate matter in order to drive within the LEZ without charge. Owners of HGVs, buses and coaches that do not meet the required emissions standards will have to pay a £200 daily cha...

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