road pricing

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road pricing

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the practice of charging motorists for using certain stretches of road, in order to reduce congestion
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The UKs biggest transport trade body says the move will be a boost for freight firms that operate on tight margins, but pointed out that the wider principle of road charging needs an urgent review by Government.
It is meant to help member states come to a decision on their road charging schemes.
THE latest research suggests there is a "compelling" case for road charging in the UK rather than the current system funded by taxes on fuel.
Would you support road charging in city centres to help cut car use and reduce harmful emissions?
He also said road charging, so long as there's a reduction in road tax and fuel duty, might be the fairest way for everybody.
They, rather than the Treasury,would then benefit from the profits of road charging with a voucher that could be traded.
Under a new draft law on road charging, the Dutch government is proposing to charge drivers a basic tax of EUR0.
ROAD charging plans in Britain hit gridlock after voters delivered an overwhelming "No" in a public referendum.
ROAD charging plans in Greater Manchester have hit gridlock after voters delivered an overwhelming "no" in a public referendum.
It does show there is a hostility to road charging.
The results came out just a day after transport secretary Ruth Kelly ruled out a national scheme of road charging.
THE EUROPEAN Commission is preparing to launch a public consultation on a suggested calculation formula for road charging within the European Union (EU) taking transport impact costs into account.