More and more people are relying  on their private cars as a major means of transportation. Describe some of the problems over-reliance on cars can cause, and suggest at least one possible solution.

   Private means of transportation
is becoming
Suggestion
are becoming
increasingly popular. A lot of people these days prefer to
transport
themselves in their personal vehicles. Too much dependence on private cars can lead to laziness, as well as the inability to function properly in social situations. There are quite a number of solutions,
however
, government incentives and counselling of individuals are possible solutions.    
First
and foremost, the use of public
transport
has dwindled over the years, as more and more people have purchased their own cars.
Although
,
this
development allows for convenience, it has robbed humans of the variety of ways to exercise, especially in
this
era of prolonged office hours. People no longer walk to catch a bus or the train.
Furthermore
, they tend to wake up late or procrastinate because they drive themselves to their places of business. One way to
tacke
accept as a challenge
tackle
take
track
this
obstacle, is the provision of state incentives for those who take public
transport
, in order to make it appealing to the society.
For example
, in Finland, the government allows fifty squats as a bus fare to enable people exercise, as well as save
cost
Suggestion
costs
. The number of people taking public
transport
rose by 40% after
this
initiative as most people found it exhilarating.   
Secondly
, over-reliance on private cars reduces social interaction and limits the ability of people to function well in social gatherings. The occasional conversations on the subways, at the bus stops or even whilst walking affords us a little social interaction, which is difficult to get in
this
digital age.
Furthermore
,
this
pattern of
transport
tends to breed isolation.
In addition
, it can worsen climate change through air pollution
for
Suggestion
from
exhaust fumes. To deal with
this
problem, people should be counselled on the importance of human-human interaction.
This
can be done through social media platforms and the news.
For instance
, in 2015, the city of London began massive adverts to encourage people to take the bus
instead
of their cars to foster social relations.
This
reduced their suicide rates by almost 15%.     In conclusion, the reliance on private cars as the main means of transportation is gaining grounds. Some of the
dilemma
Suggestion
dilemmas
that results from
this
are
sedentary lifestyle
Suggestion
a sedentary lifestyle
and social isolation. The introduction of state incentives and counselling are ways to tackle these problems.
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