Emission Control Solutions

Press Release

30 November 2005

Three out of four people call for government to fund emissions control for buses

A survey of 2,210 respondents conducted across the UK by Eminox has revealed that:

  • 94% of the public are aware that buses and trucks can fit special equipment to reduce pollution levels.
  • 97% feel that local authorities should insist that trucks and busses should be fitted with emissions equipment in order to meet air pollution targets.
  • 73% think that the government should provide these grants

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Regional press releases

Survey results

Results are available for each question, either as a summary of the whole UK, or broken down by region:

  1. Do you consider the air in your region to be clean, dirty or in between?
  2. Summary | By region

  3. Does the Government set national air pollution targets that apply to all local authorities?
  4. Summary | By region

  5. Can buses and trucks fit special equipment to reduce pollution levels?
  6. Summary | By region

  7. Do you think that local authorities should insist on trucks and buses fitting emissions equipment in order to meet air pollution targets?
  8. Summary | By region

  9. Do you think that UK truck and bus operators should receive grants for fitting special equipment to clean up their exhaust emissions?
  10. Summary | By region

  11. Do you think the government should provide these grants?
  12. Summary | By region

  13. Which do you think is the most polluting, per passenger mile travelled - a car or a bus?
  14. Summary | By region

  15. Which of the following do you think is least damaging to the environment - a bus powered by CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) or a bus powered by a modern diesel engine, fitted?
  16. Summary | By region