Mark Littlewood writes for the The Times
A toll here and there to pay for this or other bit of tarmac is not enough. We need a radical change to the way our road network is funded, maintained and expanded.
We should scrap Vehicle Excise Duty and reduce fuel duty by 75 per cent, and charge instead for the actual use of the roads rather than for the mere privilege of owning a vehicle and filling it with fuel. Nobody delights in suddenly being charged for something that they have been used to receiving free, but the current system only results in traffic jams and taxation.
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