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Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged 

Ten times as many people are killed by fumes in the air than road traffic accidents; now a new campaign is aiming to improve Scotland’s air quality. In Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, levels of toxic chemicals in the air are … Continue reading

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‘Ban parents from leaving engines on’, says guidance 

Parents should be banned from leaving the car running while waiting outside school gates, to cut air pollution, according to official health guidance. The guidance also calls for councils to set up clean-air zones that could ban the most polluting … Continue reading

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London drivers urged to turn off engines in bid to tackle air pollution

Plans announced by Boris Johnson would see the capital’s drivers encouraged by signs and volunteers to turn off their engines in traffic jams London drivers will be encouraged by volunteers and signs to turn off their engines in traffic jams … Continue reading

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‘Idling’ motorists in Westminster to face £20 fines

Motorists in Westminster who sit in a stationary car with the engine running and refuse to turn it off are to be fined £20. The move reflects concerns from local residents and businesses about air quality, Westminster City Council said. … Continue reading

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Islington to fine idling drivers to boost air quality

Drivers caught running their engines unnecessarily while stationary will from today (August 1) be issued with on-the-spot fines by council officers   Islington council will from today (August 1) begin issuing on-the-spot fines to idling motorists in the London borough … Continue reading

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