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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on transport

Negative effects of transport.

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Negative effects of transport.
(a) Transport systems are responsible for many accidents in world leading to loss of lives.
- The Mtongwe ferry accident in Kenya claimed 257 lives in 1994.
(b) Transport is responsible for environmental pollution.
- Different forms of transport emit poisonous gases to the atmosphere.
(c) Unless they complement each other, different forms of transport are unreliable. For example, water and railway transport have to be complemented by road transport.
(d) The growth of international terrorism has been attributed to transport network.