How to reduce traffic congestion and cars idling while dropping off for the school run?
Radio Exe reports from a county council meeting:
Stopping parents driving to school like “pulling teeth”
Task group set up to improve air quality struggle to change behaviour
A task group, set up by Devon County Council to look and to tackle air quality and congestion in Devon, have recommended that the council undertake a targeted behaviour change campaign, focusing on the reduction of short distance car journeys undertaken by parents to transport children to school and the reduction of engine idling, particularly outside schools.