Clean School Bus's National Idle-Reduction Campaign

Idling school buses pollute the air.  The National Idle-Reduction Campaign seeks to show the important role of the school bus driver in learning how to reduce diesel emission and improve air quality.

 

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Clean School Bus USA's newly launched National Idle-Reduction Campaign is a public information campaign that recognizes the important role of the school bus driver as a professional, who is responsible for the safety and security of children. The National Idle-Reduction Campaign:

  • Provides an opportunity for pupil transportation managers, bus drivers, teachers, and children to learn about air quality and diesel emissions.
  • Recognizes the positive contribution being made by school bus drivers.
  • Promotes idle-reduction as an easy way to save money by not wasting fuel, reducing wear and tear on engines, protecting drivers' health and the health of children, and improving air quality.

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National Idle-Reduction Campaign. Clean School Bus USA. EPA/OTAQ. 2007. English.

Last Reviewed: June 2016

Last Updated: June 21, 2016