SHS Web Conf.
Volume 57, 2018The 10th Jubilee Scientific Conference – InfoGlob 2018
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Ecological Aspects of Sustainable Development|
|Published online||26 November 2018|
Eco-driving: knowledge and behavior of polish drivers
Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Quality Science, 81/87 Morska St., 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
2 University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Economics, 119/121 Armii Krajowej St., 81-824 Sopot, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Poland, similarly as in the entire Europe, the quality of air is shaped primarily by communal-living sources and road transport. Due to the steadily increasing share of city residents in the general population, the issue of providing clean air will become a more significant problem for human health over the years, and therefore a stronger incentive to intensify the research. Hence, the key challenge faced by a modern society is to limit the emissions of harmful substances in order to minimize the impact exerted by transport on air pollution and health. Increasingly stringent emission standards are imposed on car manufacturers while on the other hand, the problem of drivers is being ignored namely their awareness of possibilities to reduce the emissions and the ways in which they can help protecting also their own health and life by applying the rules related to the concept of eco-driving in practice. The aim of this paper is to present differences in perception of eco-driving principles in two random and nation-wide surveys: one carried out in 2015 and the other in 2017. Initial conclusions show a major increase (49.4% to 53.2%) of eco-driving awareness among respondents in 2017 when compared to 2015.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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