New charge for polluting vehicles to tackle London's 'lethal air'
25 October, 2017, 00:45 | Author: Regina Lloyd
The new levy - which is expected to affect 34,000 motorists a month - will mainly apply to vehicles registered before 2006, which typically do not meet the required Euro 4 standards.
The world's toughest emission standard, the £10 Toxicity Charge (T-Charge) to help tackle London's lethal air pollution and get older more polluting cars off the roads.
"Small businesses which will be affected are likely to be hit hard by the introduction of the T-charge, which nearly doubles the cost of driving a vehicle through London during peak hours".
Sue Terpilowski, a spokesperson for the Federation of Small Businesses, told the news site: "The introduction of the T-Charge comes at a time when small and micro-businesses in London are already facing astonishingly high property, employment and logistics costs". Research by King College London found that 9,500 people die each year in the capital due to poor air quality.
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. Effectively, owners of the most polluting cars will pay about £21.50 or $28 per day to drive in central London.
The measure in London is a step toward creating an "ultra low emission zone" in London in 2020. "There are children in London whose lungs are underdeveloped".
Many clean-air activists have backed also the move, with Friends of the Earth campaigner Jenny Bates telling Sky News the Mayor is "right to try to dissuade drivers bringing the oldest, dirtiest vehicles into central London". Black cab drivers are eligible for financial assistance to switch to less polluting vehicles.
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