Calling all business drivers
In Westminster 58% of harmful nitrogen dioxide emissions comes from road transport and a third of this comes from freight and servicing vehicles. HGVs and LGVs account for 12% of nitrogen dioxide emissions in Westminster.
Thousands of Londoners die prematurely as a result of poor air quality and recent medical and academic reports highlight new evidence that links living with prolonged poor air to increased risk of conditions such as dementia and low birth weight in babies.
We’re calling on business organisations to join our campaign and
Pledge support for the campaign publicly and display #DontBeIdle vehicle stickers.
Talk to drivers about the effects of engine idling and ask them to make the driver's pledge.
Fund an air quality marshall to engage directly with drivers
Take part in Westminster's Air Quality Action Days events to spread the word to other drivers.