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[UK] Smoking ban applies to vans, not just cars: Mercedes-Benz

“Van drivers should already be familiar with the Smoking At Work law, so they need to see this new legislation as an extension,” comments Steve Bridge, managing director, Mercedes-Benz Vans. “If there is ever more than just the driver using the van, sti
Transport Engineer - IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:45

[UK] Police budget cuts mean car smoking ban will be 'extremely challenging' to enforce, chief admits

A police chief has admitted that crippling government budget cuts mean that officers are unlikely to be able to enforce a new law banning smoking in cars. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation, which represents frontline officers, said: "We simpl
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:48

[UK] The new law against smoking in cars: 9 things you need to know

Here are the 9 most important facts about the new law you need to know. 1. You could get fined for one incident... twice Both the driver of the car and the smoker can be fined £50 if caught. If you are both, you could be saddled with both fines.
Maidstone and Medway News (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:35

[UK] One in five smokers ignorant of new ban on lighting up when children are in car

Yet 50% of smokers said the ban would be ineffective in a poll by price comparison website – even though 90% agreed it was a good thing. Up to 40% currently smoke while driving and 10% when ferrying children about. Most Britons are now in
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:25

[UK] Halton motorists warned as ban on smoking in cars in front of children comes into force

Motorists have been reminded that they face a £50 from this Thursday if anyone under the age of 18 in their vehicle is exposed to tobacco smoke. The ban on having a puff on a cigarette or pipe in the presence of minors in cars is now in force. Halton B
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:48

[UK] Motorists not confident in new smoking ban

new RAC research reveals the vast majority (92%) of motorists do not have confidence that the ban will be effectively enforced. A similar proportion (90%) are aware of it, but only 50% know it is coming into force this week. "While the motoring public k
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:44

Pot Tourists in Colorado Encounter a Problem: Where to Smoke

Colorado tourists who want to smoke the pot they’ve legally purchased are running into a problem: where to light up. There’s no smoking in the stores—or on the street, or in parks, or in most hotels, reports Colorado Public Radio. Many tourists have turn
High Plains Public Radio (HPPR)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:31

[UK] New anti-smoking laws: How motorists are affected

It is no surprise that the majority of motorists – smokers and non-smokers alike – have welcomed new laws to ban smoking in the car with children. According to anti-smoking charity Ash, there are around 10 million smokers in the UK, and while the new le (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 07:37

[UK-Scotland] Banning smoking in cars when children are present moves a step closer

backed by Holyrood's Health Committee. The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill would see a ban in Scotland on smoking in private vehicles while a child under 18 is on board.
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:26

[UK-Scotland] Bill to ban smoking in cars carrying children ($$)

has been backed by Holyrood’s health committee. The bill would apply to smoking in private vehicles while a child under 18 is on board. Motorists could be fined £100 if caught in breach of the bill, introduced by Jim Hume, the Liberal Democrat MSP. It has
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:25
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