Transport for London's emissions surcharge came into force on the 23rd of October 2017. This means that if your car was registered before 2006, then it's almost certain that you'll have to pay an extra £10 a day to enter the congestion charge zone, on top of the £11.50 London congestion charge currently in place. Learn how to beat the daily London Emissions Surcharge with the top 5 ways to avoid the T-Charge.
More UK cities look likely to follow suit and introduce their own T-Charge
London's T-Charge could be just the first of a raft of new measures designed to improve air quality in British cities. A number of city councils have already requested new powers to set up their own clean air zones and toxicity charges. The following English cities have plans to be early adopters: Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, Southampton, Cambridge and Derby. If you regularly travel into any of these cities it may be time to start thinking about getting a more economic and less polluting vehicle.