Here’s an interesting piece of news from The Local, Sweden’s news in English:
<blockquote>Centre party leader Maud Olofsson has called for a total ban on petrol-driven cars by 2025. The party has also called for a tighter eco-car definition and higher carbon taxes. Car-makers have reacted...
Road safety officers are calling on the government to ban smoking behind the wheel to cut the number of accidents.
Simon Ettinghausen, of the Local Authority Road Safety Officers' Association, said smoking was a dangerous distraction.
Full article at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6652787.stm
I have been looking into the hose pipe ban in the South. I am not sure if anyone has covered this in any other posts - but by law the hose pipe ban seems only to restrict the use of hosepipes for watering gardens and alotments etc and garden sprinkers and washing vehicles.
You can still use a...
Ban on hands-free mobiles
Drivers are to be banned from using all mobile phones - including hands-free sets - while on the move, it emerged yesterday. Hands-free devices were expected to be exempt from new laws due to come into force by the end of the summer.
But the Government is likely to...