Slow Thinking That Finally Makes Sense
Williams, David, The Evening Standard (London, England)
Byline: DAVID WILLIAMS
I'VE heard it all now. My colleagues over at the Slower Speeds Initiative have a novel way of calming the wicked motorist down. This radical organisation is calling on Gordon Brown, in his forthcoming Budget, to send "clearer pricing signals about road danger". They want him to introduce changes to vehicle road tax which would encourage safer vehicles and safer drivers. How does their masterplan work?
They want bigger road tax rebates for cars with lower emissions - which sounds sensible enough.
They also want rebates for cars with higher scores for pedestrian safety in the Euro NCAP crash-tests and a further u30 rebate on the current u160 annual road tax for motorists who …
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Publication information: Article title: Slow Thinking That Finally Makes Sense. Contributors: Williams, David - Author. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: March 7, 2003. Page number: 67. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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