Promoting walking and cycling as an alternative to using cars: Vested interests doom puny healthcare interventions

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7476.1237 (Published 18 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1237
  1. Douglas J Carnall, general practitioner (dougie@navarino.org.uk)
  1. London E8 1AJ

    EDITOR—Ogilvy et al's systematic review on promoting walking and cycling as an alternative to using cars treats motoring as if it were a disease that can be cured, without examining the social forces that lead to car use.1 The effects they find in their review are hardly surprising, given the social currents opposing …

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