“Speed limit on 34-mile stretch of M1 to be limited to 60mph to cut air pollution”

M1 motorway

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jan/07/stretch-m1-limited-air-pollution?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

Speed limit on 34-mile stretch of M1 to be limited to 60mph to cut air pollution.

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This seems a little arbitrary. What about hybrid or electric cars? Is it fair to make cars that are lower CO2 emitters drive at the same reduced speed limit as larger CO2 emitters? Maybe speed limits should be regulated by the amount of vehicle CO2 emissions. What do you think?

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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