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Low emission zones: the likely effects on the freight transport sector

By M. Browne, J. Allen and S. Anderson

Abstract

London’s air quality has improved over recent decades, but is still the worst in the UK. Road transport emissions play an important part in this pollution. A low emission zone (LEZ) would help to accelerate the introduction of cleaner vehicles, and reduce the numbers of older, more polluting vehicles operating in London. The survey work carried out indicates that there is support among goods vehicle operators for an LEZ in London, depending on the precise scheme definition. Operators would generally try to comply with LEZ regulations, with most companies either using technical approaches to ensure that their London vehicle fleet complied with the required emission standard or by redeploying vehicles with the appropriate emission standard from other locations

Topics: UOWABE
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk:467
Provided by: WestminsterResearch

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