ULEZ vehicle checker is an online tool that lets you check if your car meets the required emission standards to drive in the ULEZ zone without incurring hefty charges. ULEZ is an initiative in London to reduce pollution and improve air quality by charging vehicles that do not meet emission standards. Simply enter your registration number to see if your car meets the emission criteria set by the ULEZ.
Certain vehicles are exempt from London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charges. The following categories of vehicles are currently exempt:
Electric vehicles (EVs): Fully electric vehicles that do not produce any emissions are exempt from ULEZ charges. This includes pure battery electric cars and electric motorcycles.
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs): These vehicles that meet specific emission criteria are exempt. The PHEV must have a minimum all-electric range and meet certain emission standards to qualify.
Vehicles with a historic tax class: Vehicles that have a historic tax class (40 years or older) are exempt from ULEZ charge. These are typically classic or vintage vehicles.
Disabled passenger vehicles: Vehicles used by disabled people exempt from vehicle tax under the "disabled" or "disabled passenger vehicles" tax class are also exempt from ULEZ charge.
It's important to note that these exemptions are subject to certain conditions and requirements. Vehicle owners and drivers should check the Transport for London (TfL) website or use the official ULEZ vehicle checker to determine if their vehicle qualifies for exemption from ULEZ charge.