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On 20/04/2021 11:18, Steve Walker wrote:
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 youre over-complicating this.* Taxation doesnt 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,


Disadvantaging the 20% of households with one adult over the age of 65
without internet access; a group that also has the lowest ownership of
smart phones, at just 53%

with an annual check during the
MOT. This would require new vehicles to be MOTed from 12 months...


Or you could just slap a huge tax bill onto drivers after three years.

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Colin Bignell