For Family and Center Based Child Care Providers:

  • Did you know:
    • Idling for over 3-minutes in New Jersey is illegal?
    • Fumes from cars can trigger asthma or make it worse?
  • Distribute and share information to parents that explain the dangers of fuel emissions
  • Distribute and share the We Don’t Idle signature form asking parents to pledge that they will not idle while dropping off and picking up their children
  • No Idling Signature Form
  • Idling…What’s the Problem Brochure

For Administrators and Family Child Care Providers

  • Did you know your program can be fined if cars are idling outside your facility?
  • Establish a year-round plan for getting parent signatures on the We Don’t Idle signature form
  • Establish plan for distributing information on no idling and the laws to parents
  • Discuss ways to improve parent compliance regarding no idling

Parent’s Resource Corner

Help parents understand:

  • Fuel emissions make asthma, bronchitis, and existing allergies worse!
  • Cars that idle 10 minutes per day waste more than 29 gallons of fuel each year!
  • Only 10 seconds of idling uses more fuel than turning the engine on and off!
  • Take the “No Idling Pledge!”
  • www.stopthesoot.org/sts-no-idle-sign