Leaving an engine running unnecessarily while a vehicle is stationary pollutes the air we breathe, causes unnecessary noise and costs drivers money. Switching off your engine is an easy way to help improve air quality and the health of people in Westminster.
Turn off your engine when stationary, loading or waiting at the roadside, and:
Marshals are out on the streets talking to drivers about the impact idling has on pollution, noise and health. From Monday 6 February 2017, if a driver is asked to turn their engine off by a Marshal and refuses they could be issued with an £80 Penalty Charge Notice.