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[UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children

The new legislation will mean fines of up to £100 for anyone who smokes in a car which has a passenger under the age of 18. It aims protect children from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) Bill
BBC Online
added Dec 18, 2015 17:33

[UK-Scotland] MSPs pass ban on smoking in cars when children are present

A BAN on smoking in cars when children are present is to come into force in Scotland early next year after MSPs unanimously voted the law through its final parliamentary stage.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:30

[Ireland] Ban on smoking in cars with kids present

will come into effect on January 1, 2016, it has been confirmed....The offence will be enforced by the Gardai. If a driver is observed by a Garda to be in breach of the law, they may stop the vehicle and issue a fixed charge notice for €100. If this fine (ie)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:16

Editorial: Connecticut lawmakers should leave car smoking ban to parents

lawmakers would be taking a step too far into our private lives. We’re all for more education and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of secondhand smoke. But turning over more parental responsibility to the government is a treacherous road to tr
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 13, 2015 02:27

[Connecticut] Task Force Explores Children's Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke in Cars

Earlier this year, time ran out on a bill that would have penalized drivers who smoke while transporting a child who is required to use a child safety seat. That bill's sponsor, Democratic State Rep. Henry Genga, as well as Republican State Rep. Noreen
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Oct 28, 2015 23:49

[UK] Car dealers to fit anti-smoking air fresheners

A car dealer network is to start handing out air fresheners marked with information about the new ban on smoking while children are in the car.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:16

[UK] See someone smoking with kids in the car? 'Don't call us' say Devon police

POLICE in Devon say they are not interested in hearing from members of the public if they see someone flouting the new smoking ban. Since the beginning of this month it has been an offence to smoke in a vehicle containing a person under the age of 18.
Mid Devon Gazette (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:04

[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
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