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Title
'Traffic-related air pollution is a major risk to the publics’ health and contributes to health inequalities.'
Funded by
NICE
Date01 December 2016
Year 2016
Summary
Paul Lincoln, Chief Executive of UK Health Forum and NICE guideline committee chair said: 'Traffic-related air pollution is a major risk to the publics’ health and contributes to health inequalities. 
 
The NICE guidance sets out a strategic range of evidence based practical measures to encourage low or zero emissions transport. This is very timely given the imperative to meet EU and national air quality standards.' 
 
The NICE draft guidance main focus is encouraging the development of a low or zero emission areas such as Clear-A-Zones (CAZ's) and the need to increase awareness amongst the public and health professionals of the harms of Traffic Related Air Pollution (TRAP) and securing support for the measures that Local Government, Planning Highways Authorities and commercial transport providers in particular should consider introducing.
Department
  • Policy

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