road tax


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road tax

n
(Automotive Engineering) a tax paid, usually annually, on motor vehicles in use on the roads
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The road tax for 155,000 vehicles has not yet been paid, and the deadline is on Sunday.
AROUND 120 drivers a day are detected evading road tax in Northern Ireland.
As J Miller has only been driving for 40 years, he has never paid road tax either, as it was abolished in 1937.
Motorists whose cars are exempt from road tax are being fined by the DVLA.
Stephen Nicholas IF cyclists paid road tax shouldn't be any moaning but, drivers do have to pay road tax and can't use the roads because they close them off.
I pay road tax on all three of these but I choose to ride my cycle to work somedays to give more room on the roads for selfish-minded people like you.
TUNIS, (TAP)- Measures on road tax increases applied to transport vehicles, particularly those imposed on freight transport and agricultural transportation are maintained, contrary to information that circulated on the media and social networks, Finance Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said Wednesday.
Now if the government offered us the road tax to collect and use on road and rail building, then it would be extremely helpful.
Late interior secretary, Jessie Robredo, in August 2011 had issued a memorandum circular to reiterate to the local government about the suspension of such road tax.
A NUMBER of recent correspondents to the Evening Chronicle have suggested that cyclists should pay road tax, like car drivers.
2-litre Splash and Swift models are also road tax free in year one and fall into the pounds 30 a year VED bracket.