Category: ULEZ Guides


UK car and van tax bands in 2022

If you’re driving in London, it’s important to know which cars are affected by the ULEZ and whether you need to pay to use your vehicle. ULEZ is short for Ultra-Low Emission Zone and its aim of it is to improve air quality in London by charging older, more polluting vehicles to drive in the


How to avoid paying ULEZ

If you drive in London, chances are you’re familiar with the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).  The ULEZ is a designated area where only vehicles with low emissions are allowed to drive.  If you drive a vehicle that doesn’t meet the standards, you’ll have to pay a daily charge.  However, there are a few ways to


How to avoid the ULEZ cameras

If you want to know how to avoid the ULEZ cameras in London – for whatever reason – then here is our advice. It might be that you don’t want to enter the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone by accident and get a penalty charge. Or you might decide that on principle you don’t agree with the

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ULEZ Frequently Asked Questions

ULEZ, or Ultra Low Emission Zone, is a scheme for central London that was introduced in 2019 to help improve air quality and reduce vehicle emissions.  The scheme applies to all vehicles, including: Cars Vans Buses Motorcycles Lorries.  Under the scheme, vehicles must meet certain emission standards to enter the zone.  The standards are based

Can I make my car ULEZ compliant?

London led the world when it unveiled the first ultra-low emissions zone – or ULEZ – which has since left lots of motorists asking, “Can I make my car ULEZ compliant?” The answer to the question is that, yes, you can make your car ULEZ compliant but, as we will see, it’s not that straightforward.


What is the Scrappage Scheme?

With the looming Ultra Low Emission Zone(ULEZ) expansion due to hit the city of London on the 25th October 2021, there is growing pressure on Londoners to meet the strict emissions standards. Throw in a global pandemic, and everyone’s purse strings are feeling tighter than ever. Since the scheme initially started in April 2019, daily


8 Best Congestion Charge Exempt Cars For 2021

Facing the daily grind in Central London is not for the fainthearted. With the Congestion Charge, and now the ULEZ zone cashing in on your hard-earned money, a day in the city can put you back around £25 in charges alone. Throw in a coffee break and a short trip on the tube, and you


Will ULEZ extend to M25?

Ever since the ULEZ was first introduced in April 2019, the scheme has been met with doubt, speculation and unease. As a first of its kind, ULEZ was bound to shake some feathers! Covering the same area as the Congestion Charge, ULEZ has dominated the headlines for adding to the stress of city living. Costing


ULEZ and LEZ Maps London 2021

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) have been dominating the city’s headlines for years. Now as the ULEZ is set to expand to cover an area 18 times its current size, it’s worth knowing some facts ahead of the game.  Launched in April 2019, the ULEZ zone has had


Will ULEZ Standards Change in 2021?

In the short time that London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has been in existence, there have been a lot of changes. Ever since the scheme rolled out across the city in April 2019, the ULEZ has expanded to cover the same area as the Congestion Zone. The changes don’t stop there.  With an additional

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