This law doesn’t apply on private land such as supermarket car parks. And there are certain circumstances where leaving your engine running is acceptable, for example while diagnosing a fault or defrosting your windscreen.
About the Author
Andrew is a freelance motoring journalist with a background in IT and the vehicle leasing industry. With a lifetime’s passion for all things automotive, he can be found behind the wheel of everything from vans to supercars. In addition to reviewing the latest vehicles and technology, Andrew also runs a couple of classic British motors. He lives at the edge of the Peak District with his son and cat.