What can you do?
There has never been a better time to make your voice count - polls and surveys regularly show that 70-85% of people support measures to deter the use of urban 4x4s.
The Alliance Against Urban 4x4s has a whole range of amusing, worthwhile and peaceful things you can do to help.
Click on 'latest action' in the menu on the right for the most up-to-date way you can make a difference.
Write to the decision makers yourself
Email is an easy and effective way for you to tell our politicians what you expect of them on this issue. Pull together the points you feel are particularly important, or simply tell them that you support the requests of the Alliance Against Urban 4x4s (see our Mission page).
A long email isn't necessary - just a brief line telling them that you wish to see action on this issue is a very powerful message to decision makers, who take notice when they receive something from you directly.
Send your emails to:
Make sure your MP has a position on this, send them a letter or email to ask them to take this issue up with the Government via www.writetothem.com (formerly faxyourmp.com).
Write to your local Councilors too and ask them to increase residents' parking charges for the most polluting cars. Five Councils in London are already taking this step thanks to lobbying from people like us. www.writetothem.com
Our campaign will continue to evolve, and we will be pleased to send you updates on our events and ways you can help. Send your email address to: firstname.lastname@example.org
There are local teams working on Alliance activities in the following towns and cities. Let us know if you would like to hear from them, or if you would like to set up your own local group.
Wear the T-shirt
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Make your views clear when you are out on the town, on your bike and in the bus queue in one of our stylish new T-shirts. Very high quality and totally ethically made.
All shirts have our logo on the front and our website address across the back.
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Issue spoof 4x4 'parking tickets'
Download informative mock parking tickets for urban 4x4s from our shop.
The tickets contain lots of information for urban 4x4 drivers about the effects of their choice of vehicle on the rest of us. Versions are available for 6 London boroughs and Brighton, as well as generic versions for London and any urban area in the UK.
We are happy to supply small quantities of high-quality printed tickets at no cost. Email us, using the subject 'Ticket Request' and we will send a batch to you soon.
Make sure you read the guidelines before issuing tickets. We are wholly against any kind of destruction or vandalism of 4x4s so make sure you don't do anything silly.