Avoid Driving Today, State Asks

Avoid Driving Today, State Asks

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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Quality has asked residents to avoid driving today.

It is the third no-drive day of the year.

Kent Bott of the state Air Monitoring Center said conditions exist for elevated ozone levels today.

A health advisory has been issued for children, the elderly and people with asthma or other respiratory diseases.

The advisory suggests they limit prolonged outdoor exercise.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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