T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered by fees Mayor accused of ‘blowing smoke’ with T-charge effectiveness claims   The Mayor of London has ‘launched an attack on small businesses and London’s poorest drivers’ by introducing a…

T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year for ‘negligible’ improvement in air quality

– TfL predicts just a 1-3% reduction in NOx (nitrous oxide) emissions – 9,000 drivers every day set to be hit with £10 charge – Small businesses with older vehicles will be hardest hit The Mayor of London’s T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year despite having only a ‘negligible’ impact on pollution, it has been revealed. Transport for London’s own assessment concludes the £10…

Police car crashes on the increase in London

Data shows three-year increase in number of collisions The number of crashes involving police cars pursuing other vehicles and responding to 999 calls is on the increase in London, figures show. There were 1,748 collisions involving police vehicles responding to emergency calls between April 2015 and April 2016 – 256 more crashes than in 2013/14. In 2015/16 there were 498 collisions involving police cars pursuing…