We need to change our driving habits

20 October 2020

Children choking on fumes


Pollution from exhaust fumes is contributing to the early deaths of tens of thousands of people in this country every year. Children are particularly badly affected as their developing lungs are damaged and evidence is mounting of other long-term health effects from polluted air.

Every October is “Stoptober” – a month-long NHS campaign to help people stop smoking. So why don’t we have a similar campaign to help people quit their habit of jumping in the car when they could walk, cycle, or take public transport instead?

Peter Underwood, our local London Assembly candidate, explains more here: https://insidecroydon.com/2020/10/20/it-is-time-we-had-a-stoptober-for-our-car-driving-habit/

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