UK Police make the Smart Move!
Faced with budget cuts, police officers in the UK are told to take the bus. Although the emergency response team still has their cars, the community police that deal with minor offences at two UK towns, Clevendon and Portishead are told to use buses to get around and do their jobs, if no car is available.
Chief Inspector, Paul Richard, said “The use of alternative modes of transportation actually helps officers to stay in touch with the communities they protect”. Apart from its affordability, the UK police also encourage bus use to reduce its carbon footprint.
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