Tag Archives: tyre wear

EU project to reduce emissions

Road transport is a major source of air pollution that harms human health and the environment. A three-year EU project, in which VTI is participating, aims to achieve a wider societal impact by providing citizens with the knowledge and tools to understand, assess and control their pollutant...

Read more
Posted in Environment and Climate, Human Behaviour and Attitudes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on EU project to reduce emissions

Unique knowledge compilation on microplastics from road traffic

Although we know that tyre and road surface wear generates significant emissions of microplastics, knowledge about them is very limited. This is the conclusion of a report issued by the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI). In a new report, researchers from VTI and Chalmers...

Read more
Posted in Environment and Climate | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Unique knowledge compilation on microplastics from road traffic

Knowledge in the fight against microplastics from road traffic

The Swedish Government has commissioned VTI to develop and disseminate knowledge regarding the emission of microplastics from road traffic. Government commission regarding emission of microplastics It began with the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency being commissioned by the Swedish...

Read more
Posted in Environment and Climate | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Knowledge in the fight against microplastics from road traffic