More than a quarter (26%) of UK drivers believe public transport is too unreliable, while 18% described it as too expensive. Nick Salkeld, Lease Plan's commercial director, said: 'Changing people's attitudes towards alternative forms of transport is a huge challenge for both Government and businesses alike. Journeys of less than one mile are the most damaging to the environment because vehicle emissions are at their highest, even from new cars, when a car is first started.'
'Use cars less' calls unheeded
18/11/1999 in NEWS