Join A Car Share To Cut Air Pollution

Car shares can be a great way to reduce the number of cars on the roads, reduce congestion and reduce air pollution.

Car emissions are a major contributor to air pollution- On the day of the London Marathon 2018, which forced many roads in the centre of London to be closed, air pollution fell by 98%.
There are different ways of car -sharing; you could join an organised car sharing scheme run in your area or simply share lifts between family, friends and colleagues.

There are a number of U K national schemes that you can join. Around world, many governments are under pressure to improve the air quality of their cities, including implementing car sharing schemes or congestion charges (paying to drive a vehicle in a particular city during particular hours). Many manufacturers, especially car manufacturers, are introducing lower emission vehicles or investing in electric car technology.

9 in 10 of all people worldwide breathe polluted air
Source: WHO (2018)

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