Time to ban private cars to force motorists onto public transport?

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Should the private motor car be banned from our roads?

The simple fact is that most car owners are not essential car users.

Drivers like the convenience that a private car affords and prefer not to walk or use public transport.

The private motor vehicle pollutes and blights the environment, and is responsible for a huge amount of human misery.

The demise of non-essential car use, and a corresponding increase in the availability of public transport, would bring benefits in terms of health, welfare and environmental appreciation.

I. Fox

Rope Walk



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