Reducing road traffic

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7152.212a (Published 18 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:212

Trusts can do much to encourage doctors to lead the way

  1. G E Gamble, Specialist registrar in general medicine.,
  2. S Basu, Specialist registrar in anaesthesia.
  1. Department of Medicine, Bolton Hospital, Bolton BL4 0JR
  2. Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL
  3. Vincent House, Pembridge Square, London W2 4EG

    EDITOR—The media devote much attention to proposed changes in transport policy, and Roberts has written an editorial on reducing road traffic.1 poll of medical staff in our hospital showed that virtually all of them drive unaccompanied to work. The usual reasons for this were cited, and they were well aware of individual and communal health benefits from possible alternatives. There was a strong desire, especially among juniors, to combine exercise …

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