Head Start of Lane County (HSOLC) has identified unnecessary vehicleidling as a contributor to air pollution and increased health risk.One of the areas where unnecessary idling occurs the most is atschools where buses and cars line up to drop off and pick up children.HSOLC will identify no idle zones (idling no longer than 30 seconds) ateach of its locations that have self-transport.
- ‘No Idle Zone’ signs will be posted in the drop off/pick up areas at each site that has self-transport.
- Information about idling and the No Idle Zone program will be distrusted to families.
- Information about idling and the No Idle Zone program will bedistributed to all Head Start employees who operate program vehicles,including bu not limited to bus drivers, maintenance personnel and foodservice delivery staff.
Policy Council approved October 13, 2009
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