London commuters quizzed on ULEZ

Motorbike insurer Bikesure, recently surveyed 1,000 commuters in London to find out how the ULEZ will impact them.

Among the questions, respondents were asked if they have changed their usual mode of transport in preparation for the ULEZ:

  • 37% of commuters have already changed their usual mode of transport
  • 46% of commuters have thought about changing their usual mode of transport
  • 18% of commuters will not be changing their usual mode of transport

The London commuters survey also revealed that:

  • 31% of commuters won’t be able to afford to drive/ride in the ULEZ anymore
  • 32% of commuters won’t drive/ride in the ULEZ as much as they used to
  • 29% of commuters won’t be affected by the ULEZ
  • 7% of commuters don’t know how it will affect them

The respondents were also asked how they felt about the ULEZ:

  • 47% of Londoners think it is a good idea and they don’t mind it being brought in
  • 45% of Londoners can understand the reasons, but feel frustrated by it
  • 8% of Londoners think it’s a bad idea

Information about the ULEZ:
Most vehicles, including cars, vans, motorcycles and scooters, will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards or pay a daily charge to travel within the area of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which comes into effect from 8th April 2019. More information about the ULEZ zone can be found here: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/ultra-low-emission-zone

The full survey data can be seen here

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