Paris Bans All Cars Made Before 1997 In A Bid To Reduce Smog

2 years ago
New laws come into force next month to tackle toxic air pollution in capital
Motorcycles registered before 2000 will also be banned in city on weekdays
Move is part of larger plan to outlaw cars more than ten years old by 2020 
Reforms will hit those who can't afford the more modern cars the hardest

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