Publication - Advice and guidance

Local authority powers to require drivers to switch off engines when parked: guidance

Published: 14 Apr 2003
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
075592343X

Guidance issued under section 88 of the Environment Act 1995 to assist local authorities making use of new powers which allow them to request drivers to switch off unnecessarily idling engines in parked vehicles.

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Local authority powers to require drivers to switch off engines when parked: guidance
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LOCAL AUTHORITY POWERS TO REQUIRE DRIVERS TO SWITCH OFF ENGINES WHEN PARKED Guidance Issued Under Section 88 of the Environment Act 1995

ANNEX 3: MONITORING OF ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY Guidance Notes (Parked Vehicles)
Guidance Notes (Parked Vehicles)

The form below should be completed by all local authorities every six months (the first return should cover the period 1 April to 30 September 2003 inclusive) and forwarded to:
Andrew Taylor
The Scottish Executive
Air Quality Team
Area 1-G
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh EH6 6QQ
andrew.taylor2@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

The returns will enable the Scottish Ministers to determine the success of the scheme.

Name of Local Authority: …………………………………………………………….

Period: From……………………………. To …………………………………………

Local Authority Contact: ………………………………………………………………

Contact Details:………………………………………………………………………

Number of Requests Made to Switch Off Engines

Number of Fixed Penalty Notices Issued

Number of Fixed Penalty Notices Paid within 28 days

Number of Hearings Requested

Number of Fixed Penalty Notices up-held in the Courts

Number of Fixed Penalty Notices paid after 28 days

Number of unpaid Fixed Penalty Notices pursued

Small changes in the way we perform everyday tasks can have huge impacts on Scotland's environment.
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