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World Car-Free Day: Car Free Day is being celebrated today to save the environment, know some interesting things related to this special day

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Highlights

  • Huge damage to the environment due to fumes from vehicles
  • Glaciers are melting in many places in the world
  • The aim of this initiative is to reduce the use of vehicles.

World Car-Free Day: Vehicular pollution has increased rapidly around the world. Due to this the threat of global warming has arisen. Car Free Day is being celebrated every year on 22nd September to reduce the increasing pollution. Under this program, people all over the world do not fully use the car one day. The aim of this initiative is to stop the use of vehicles for at least a day and exercise the body. According to scientists, millions of tons of fuel are saved just by not driving a car for a day. In addition, there is no large-scale emission of carbon dioxide. This will help in keeping the environment clean. According to the United Nations Environment Program Car Free Day needs to be broadcast more and more.

can use electric car

The question in the mind of many people may be that today is car free day so can I use electric car or not? Experts say that the purpose of Car Free Day is to reduce pollution. For this, a campaign to not use the car is run for one day. However, if one has an electric car, he can use it. This is because electric cars do not cause any kind of pollution in the environment. Due to this there is no bad effect on the health of humans and animals and birds. Therefore electric cars can be used without any hesitation.

History of World Car-Free Day

Car Free Day was started in some places in countries like Iceland, UK etc. from the 1990s. However, the campaign has now gone global with World Car-Free Day launched by Carbsters in 2000. You may have a question that why September 22 was chosen for Car Free Day, it is because European Mobility Week is celebrated from 16 to 22 September by the European Union. Therefore, the date of considering Car Free Day was kept as 22 September. The initiative aims to inspire city planners and politicians to prioritize cycling, walking and public transport over motor vehicles. It is well known how much damage is being done to the environment by the smoke emitted from motor vehicles. Due to global warming, glaciers are melting in many places in the world today and the risk of floods is increasing due to untimely untimely rains. Global warming has become an international problem. Due to increasing pollution of the environment, people are also suffering the consequences.

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Shivam Bangwal

Shivam Bangwal is an Indian based entrepreneur who is a tech, travel and coding enthusiast with a post graduation degree on Master's of Computer Applications. He is a founder of Youthistaan, People News Chronicle, Hitchhike TV, Branding Panther and many more.
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