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Don't idle - turn off your engine whenever you can

February 26, 2018 4:42 PM

Your car idling produces up to 150 balloons of exhaust gases containing harmful chemicals EVERY MINUTE. Car idling contributes to premature deaths and unnecessary health issues. Turning off your engine could help children's health, reduce asthma, heart disease and lung cancer. Idling wastes fuel and money as well as increasing wear and tear on your engine. This graphic is from a campaign under way in London. Small changes like this can make a big difference in Newcastle where we exceed pollution targets on many of our streets. Don't be idle