Electric cars set to get road priority in clean air zones

Electric cars set to get road priority in clean air zones
 

Electric cars could be given priority at traffic lights and exempted from one-way systems, under new proposals.
The government's planned clean air zones are intended to encourage drivers to choose less-polluting electric cars.
Proposed for five UK cities by 2020, the clean air zones will also introduce restrictions on older, polluting commercial vehicles.
Environment minister Therese Coffey said: "We need to tackle air pollution."
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has told Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton to introduce clean air... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Business, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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