Motorists could face £20 spot fines if they leave their engines running while stuck in traffic.This isn’t actually ‘a bid to cut down on pollution’ - as any fule know (and the AA points out in the article), stopping and starting the engine produces more emissions.
Traffic wardens will be able to issue the penalties - after a warning - in a bid to cut down on pollution.
This is simply a bid to remind all motorists that West Sussex Council consider them scum, to be harassed and fleeced in spite of common sense, simply because they can, because motorists are the new whipping boy for the chattering classes.
And because due to the increase in idiots signing up to the new Green religion, it’s important that they be seen to be pious and holy in the eyes of Gaia.
Cabbie Roger Turner, 30, said he was disgusted with the idea, adding: 'Who gave them the right to tell us to switch off our engines?’Anyone who buys into the ‘it’s for the