【澳门新萄京】Old drivers kept off the road 天命之年

2019-11-01 19:35栏目:外语留学

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China's capital, Beijing, has announced measures to combat worsening air pollution, state-run media report.

  古稀之年人常常有被认为是最安全的车手群体。他们平日不会在通行高峰时分上路,发生事故的机率也比年轻司机小相当多。不过更多的老龄开车员在United Kingdom被打消驾驶许可证了,原因是哪些啊?请听 朱迪思 莫里兹 的报道:

They include taking half of the city's four million private cars off the roads on days when there are serious levels of pollution.

  Motorists over 70 are considered to be amongst the safest on the road。 Many avoid rush-hour and late-night driving and are said to cause fewer accident-related injuries than younger drivers。

The system will be based on a vehicle's licence plate - odd numbers will be allowed on the roads one day, even numbers the next.

  But more of them than ever are being stopped from driving for medical reasons。 In 2011 just over 10,000 over-70s were banned because of their health。 By last year, that figure had risen by a third to nearly 13,000 drivers。

Motor vehicles are considered a major source of pollution.

  The DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) says it is not clear why there has been such a surge in the number of older drivers losing their licence on health grounds。

The new system will give out four different degrees of air pollution warning - blue, yellow, amber and red, Xinhua news agency reports.

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  accident-related由事故导致的

Cars drive on a motorway towards Madrid, Spain December 28, 2016

  injuries受伤

Madrid has ordered half of most private cars off the roads on Thursday to tackle worsening air pollution, a first in Spain.

  medical reasons由于医治原因

The restrictions will operate between 6.30am and 9pm. The city council said in a statement: “vehicles with even-number registration plates will be allowed to drive around on even-number days and cars with odd-number registration plates on odd-number days”.

  banned禁止

The measure is activated when levels of harmful nitrogen dioxide in the atmosphere go above 200 microgrammes per cubic metre in at least two measuring stations for two days running, and if the air is unlikely to clear imminently.

  health健康

On Thursday, city environment councillor Ines Sabanes said the ban would not be extended as smog levels had dropped by the required amount. Other measures, including a ban on street parking for non-residents and reduced speed limits, will continue.

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There are exceptions to the ban, such as for mopeds, hybrid cars, those carrying three people or more or used by disabled people. Buses, taxis and emergency vehicles are also exempt.

  licence驾照

“It’s not about traffic restrictions but about the important issue of public health,” deputy mayor Marta Higueras said. “Lots of people suffer from breathing problems and are very affected by pollution.”

  on health grounds基于健康理由

  文章来源:BBC

  实习编辑:王雨欣 责编:赵润琰

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