Sitting in the comfort of your car when stuck in traffic, there has bound to be more than once when you have wondered at the toxicity of what you may be drawing in right at that moment. What could be the impacts of such inhalation? And what could you do to be relatively safe?
Diesel Exhaust Particles (DEP) are released into the air when diesel fuel is burned by engines and pose a serious threat to the environment as well as to human life. Diesel exhaust is a complex mixture of gases, vapours, liquid aerosols and particulate substances that are the products of combustion.