Truck drivers ‘worst affected’ by air pollution

Can the road haulage industry play a bigger part in cutting emissions?

HGV drivers have the highest overall exposure to air pollution and yet are being overlooked in the air quality debate, according to scientists at King’s College London. Research by environmental charity Hubbub in cooperation with the college and The Times newspaper examined how poor air quality affected people living and working in London. It involved 10 participants using portable monitors that tracked their air pollution exposure levels. Among them were an HGV driver, a construction worker and a construction site […]