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WARNING – Drivers face new £80 fine in pollution crackdown


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Drivers are being warned they can get fiend in Westminster for idling engines

Drivers in London could face a fine of £80 for leaving their engine ticking over while parked.

In Westminster, drivers will now face a fine of £80 if they are caught with their engines idling when parked.

Engine idling is the process of leaving the engine running when the vehicle isn’t in motion. 

According to Westminster City Council, an idling car engine produces enough exhaust emissions containing dangerous and harmful chemical to fill 150 balloon each minute.