If you drive a car, please read -

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Found 19th Feb 2007
My mom just sent me this , I don't drive but my boyf does thought some people might want to sign it ...

Sarah Kennedy was talking about this proposed car tax scheme on Radio 2.
Apparently there is only one month left to register your objection to the
'Pay As You Go' road tax.

The petition is on the 10 Downing St website but they didn't tell anybody
about it. Therefore at the time of Sarah's comments only 250,000 people had
signed it and 750,000 signatures are required for the government to at
least take any notice.

Once you've given your details (you don't have to give your full address,
just house number and postcode will do), they will send you an email with a
link in it. Once you click on that link, you'll have signed the petition.

The government's proposal to introduce road pricing will mean you having to
purchase a tracking device for your car and paying a monthly bill to use it.
The tracking device will cost about £200 and in a recent study by the BBC,
the lowest monthly bill was £28 for a rural florist and £194 for a delivery
driver. A non working mother who used the car to take the kids to school
paid £86 in one month.

On top of this massive increase in tax, you will be tracked. Somebody will
know where you are at all times. They will also know how fast you have been
going, so even if you accidentally creep over a speed limit in time you can
probably expect a Notice of Intended Prosecution with your monthly bill.

If you are concerned about this Orwellian plan and want to stop the constant
bashing of the car driver, please sign the petition on No 10's new website
(link below) and pass this on to as many people as possible. Sign up if you
value your freedom and democratic rights -

petitions.pm.gov.uk/tra…taxpetitions.pm.gov.uk/tra…tax

6 Comments

this has already been posted i think mallibu777

some threads are hard to find when they get lost down the list

Original Poster

oops never mind !!

the government are taking the p*ss. not enough we get taxed for EVERYTHING in our life but when we die our ALREADY TAXED money ...our kids inheritence is TAXED too. They are f*cking up and we pay quite literally for their mistakes.

sigh sigh sigh sigh

This government has changed my from a stanch labour supporter to a Lib Dem

ive signed up they r not gonna price me off the roads, they have enough money off us as it is.
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