In the UK as in the U.S.A. many children are driven to school, causing a backlog of cars outside the school and often traffic jams as well. When this occurs most cars are idling and emitting fumes into the atmosphere that can affect children in the playground as well as seeping into the classrooms.
Did you know?
"One idling car emits 20 times more pollution than a car traveling at 32 mph. And it spews ozone, sulfur, dioxides, carbon monoxide, particulate matter and more. Geez, wheeze"!!
Be proactive and spread the word about reducing our children's exposure to unnecessary traffic fumes. Read the article here.