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On 20/04/2021 10:24, charles wrote:
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nightjar wrote:
On 19/04/2021 12:14, Tim+ wrote:
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I still think you€˜re over-complicating this. Taxation doesn€˜t need
continuous mileage monitoring, it could be paid monthly or even annually
based on milometer readings....


A system that would require a small army of people to read the odometers
and another small army to collect the revenue. Whereas road fuel duty,
is collected automatically at the point of sale.


No, you could just plug into a local terminal (or even use Bluetooth)


Or even just reported manually online, with an annual check during the
MOT. This would require new vehicles to be MOTed from 12 months ... but
considering how many drive with lights out, bald or damaged tyres, worn
brake pads, etc. that could be a good thing.