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[UK] Child car smoking ban in Wales to carry £50 fine

The Welsh government says the move aims to reinforce its determination to protect the health of children and young people from the harm associated with exposure to second-hand smoke. The ban was first announced in July, and the details are now subject t
added Sep 12, 2014 02:33

[UK-Wales] £50 fine plan for smoking in cars with children on board

People caught smoking in cars with children on board could face a £50 on-the-spot fine in Wales. A six-week consultation on the ban, which was first announced in July, is being launched on Thursday to protect under-18s from second-hand smoke.
BBC Online
added Sep 11, 2014 11:02

Vermont issues 1st ticket after new law that bans smoking in a car carrying kids

A St. Johnsbury police officer issued the ticket on July 19 to 32-year-old Daniel Berube. The Caledonia Record reports that the man was smoking a cigarette with a toddler in the back of the car.
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:26

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) backs prohibition on smoking in cars carrying children, UK

The CIEH supports the proposals for a prohibition on smoking in private vehicles when children are present as a necessary measure to further protect them from the effect of harmful secondhand tobacco smoke. The government has today published 'Smoking in
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:16

[UK] Drivers could face up to £10,000 fine if they allow smoking with child in the car

Government draws up rules for ban on smoking in cars carrying children Anyone caught breaking the law will be hit with an on-the-spot fine of £50 If it goes to court the fine will increase to a maximum of £800
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:15

[UK] Children's exposure to smoke in cars: regulating behaviour in 'private' spaces

In 2007 in Wales, legislation banned smoking in public spaces such as bars and restaurants. Wales was the first UK country to propose this legislation. In practice, the Welsh Government had to go via Westminster to gain authority to act, meaning that Sco
DECIPHer (The Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 10:02

[UK-Wales] Welsh Government announces ban on smoking in cars with children present

First Minister Carwyn Jones and Health Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed the move to follow England's lead this morning, with a consultation set to launch "shortly". It came after MPs voted in February to ban smoking in cars with children, punishable wi
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50

[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking in cars with children will be banned in Wales

Carwyn Jones and Health Minister Mark Drakeford have said a consultation on the landmark ruling will be launched. They say it aims to protect youngsters from the effects of second-hand smoke in a confined space.
BBC Online
added Jul 15, 2014 12:02

Delaware man severely burned when tossed cigarette ignites car

ELSMERE, Del.  • Fire officials say a Delaware driver was severely burned when the lighted cigarette he threw out his car window was blown back in by the wind and ignited the interior of the vehicle. It happened about 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Elsmere. Chi
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 14:44

Eberstein & Witherite Reviews Top Distractions for Truck Drivers

Common truck driver distractions include: · Texting; ... Lighting and smoking a cigarette;
PR Newswire
added May 26, 2014 11:14
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