Local Motoring Taxes

November 11, 2011 12:30 AM

Earlier research has shown that motoring taxes at their current rates cannot be justified by the need for spending on the roads and the contribution of road transport to climate change.

That is a problem for motorists across the country but particularly for those living in small towns or rural areas, where a car is often the only practical way of getting to work or accessing services. This research note uses census data to reveal for the first time how motoring taxes, despite being set nationally, affect motorists in each local authority area very differently.

Click here to read the report

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