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Description

By 1996 there were 26 million vehicles on British roads, and by 2020 there will be 36 million. A look at the rise of the car as the preferred mode of transport in modern Britain and what the future holds.
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First broadcast:
9 November 2007

Classroom Ideas

Children could consider the wider impact of continued growth of car ownership referred to in the clip. This could form the basis of research into the costs and environmental implications. This may perhaps lead to a debate situation with children forming opposing teams for and against road network expansion. Children could research the historical timeline of the car to its current state. This might lead on to pupils designing their own car of the future.

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