Pollution

Use this section of the library to source research explaining vehicles and their contribution to pollution rates.

Air pollution stunting children's lungs
Medical Research Council and Asthma UK Centre, 25/10/15

Children from the most polluted areas of East London have 10% less lung development than normal.

Metal accumulation in roadside soil in Melbourne, Australia: Effect of road age, traffic density and vehicular speed
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 24/10/15

Some diesel cars release more NOx pollution than a bus.

Diesel cars emit up to four times more toxic pollution than a bus, data reveals
Norwegian Centre for Transport Research, 21/10/15

Roadside soil retains heavy metal pollutants, with worse pollution on faster or roads with heavier traffic.

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