Transportation is an age long human activity.
vehicle to ply the roads of Britain was seen in 1888, the number of automobiles on the roads drastically increased to 29 million after 12 years.
, I completely support the
of alternative modes of
and introduction of international laws to regulate the way motor vehicles are being used and owned.
of automobiles for
is highly associated with traffic congestion witnessed on our roads today.
, people spend too long hours on journeys that ought to have taken them
, physical and psychological stress ensues. A good example is the case of Lagos, a densely populated state located in the South Western part of Nigeria, where most residents leave their homes early and return in very late in the night due to incessant delays experienced on the roads. It is,
, imperative for government to reinforce other means of
as railway and mass
systems, in order to considerably reduce the number of cars in
Another reason why I support
idea is the negative impact of car
on the environment.
is because global warming had been revealed to be mainly caused by
, a gas released from internal combustion engines of automobiles. Global warming depletes the ozone layer, which is a protective covering of the atmosphere.
, a recent
pointed out that the principal source of CO2 is the fume discharged from car exhaust.
, restriction of car ownership and
will invariably help to curtail the menace of global warming.
To sum up, due to an upsurge in the
of vehicles, I am of the opinion that there should be reinforcement of railway
and adoption of foreign laws to curb the ownership and
will go a long way in reducing traffic congestion and making our environment safer.