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Will Weighing Passengers Cut Carbon Emissions At The Airport?

Will Weighing Passengers Cut Carbon Emissions At The Airport?

As if the pre-screen and security process at the airport wasn’t long enough, now it may become even more of a process before you ever get to board the plane. Being weighed before you board the plane. Sure, some passengers may feel that their privacy and personal space is being violated, and to be honest, they’re probably right. Most aircraft[Read More…]

Sweden rewards good drivers

Sweden rewards good drivers

We often see a lot of careless and reckless drivers with no care or thought for other drivers. Even speed cameras don’t seem to target them and they cause problems for cyclists and pedestrians alike. There needs to be a new school of thought put into place in order to tackle this problem. However, in Sweden, they have sought to[Read More…]

Air passengers will be forced to submit 42 pieces of information under EU plans

Air passengers will be forced to submit 42 pieces of information under EU plans

A new anti-terror document from the European Commission outlines proposals to request 42 separate pieces of information to request from passengers before they fly. Those flying to and from Europe would be forced to submit a long list of personal details, which can be stored for up to five years. Although some of the fields are fairly standard such as[Read More…]

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

The last month the company responsible for the Dartford Tunnel and Bridge has recently introduced a pre-pay as you go. It is a good idea in theory. However, the thousands of motorists that are unaware of this new regime could end up being fined. It is especially disconcerting for tourists travelling North as it is likely to cause confusion and[Read More…]

US man sues govt following ‘voluntary’ DNA checks for prescription drugs

US man sues govt following ‘voluntary’ DNA checks for prescription drugs

A US man has filed a lawsuit against the city of Pennsylvania after being stopped for “voluntary” DNA checks. The suit follows a state-wide campaign by police in Reading, Pennsylvania who created checkpoints in the city in which citizens were forced to stop and then asked if they would like to ‘volunteer’ to have their cheeks swabbed in search of[Read More…]