Which vehicles are required to be smoke-free?

No smoking sign in a car window Under the law, all public transport is required to be smoke-free. Work vehicles will need to be smoke-free if more than one person uses them for voluntary or paid employment, regardless of whether they are in the vehicle at the same time.

Smoke-free vehicles must display at least one legible no-smoking sign. Vehicles that are smoke-free need to remain smoke-free at all times.

A vehicle with a roof that can be stowed or removed will not be required to be smoke-fee when the roof is completely down. However, if the roof is 'up', the vehicle must be smoke-free again.

Vehicles that are used primarily for private purposes are not required to be smoke-free, however it is illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicle) with anyone under 18. Both the driver and the smoker could be fined £50. The law applies to every driver in England and Wales, including those aged 17 and those with a provisional driving licence.

The law applies:

The law does not apply to:

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