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Robin wrote:
On 18/04/2021 19:37, nightjar wrote:
On 18/04/2021 13:44, Tim+ wrote:


I dont think it would be that hard to institute a similar system here.


Which would amount to fitting a different type of smart meter to the car
- one that reads mileage instead of electricity use.



A charge on mileage does not /need/ any new technology or tracking. GPS
can be offered as just one among other options. It's up and running now
in Oregon.

https://www.myorego.org/how-it-works/

And - unlike anything involving smart meters built into cars - road
charging can be (a) applied to cars already sold which will be in use
for years to come and (b) updated without a massive recall/refit.


Thanks for that. The last point about the system not needing retrofitting
is an important one I think.

Tim


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