The City of Cedar Hill endorsed and adopted the TCEQ Idling Limitations Rule (Ordinance No. 2009-382) on May 12, 2009. This ordinance allows the City to enact and enforce the control and abatement of air pollution by restricting vehicle idling in the city.
Ordinance Number 2009-382 applies to all heavy duty vehicles weighing more than 14,000 pounds.
Idling from heavy duty vehicles releases harmful airborne contaminants.
Nearly half of North Texas' air pollution comes from on-road mobile sources.
Diesel emissions from motor vehicle contribute to many health problems, including cancer, emphysema, and asthma.