Italian cities clamp down on high-polluting cars


MILAN, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Citizens in one Alpine region of northern Italy have been walking or taking the bus to work since a curfew on more polluting cars and scooters came into force this month. The cities of Bolzano, Merano, Bressanone and Brunico have largely banned cars more than 10 years old and scooters, beloved of Italian teenagers, that are more than five years old. "We've noticed that there are fewer jams, especially on the roads into the city, and teenagers are switching to ...

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