As you look for parking places around town, you will see signs like the one pictured below encouraging you to follow the ToJ Resolution 10-19 Idle-Free for Motorized Vehicules (PDF) and not idle your car. This is an effort by the Town of Jackson to encourage residents and visitors to be mindful about their behaviors and to reduce fuel consumption whenever possible.
Reasons Not to Idle Your Vehicle
We all know that unnecessary idling is bad for our environment. Here are some additional reasons you may not have thought of to be idle-free:
- Idling causes noise pollution
- Idling can cause needless engine wear
- Idling negatively affects our respiratory health
- Idling wastes fuel and costs you money