A planned hike in fuel duty, due to take effect next month, has been cancelled by the Chancellor in the Budget.
Dr Steve Melia, senior lecturer in transport and planning at the University of the West of England (UWE), and author of Roads Runways and Resistance, says Government focus should be on reversing fuel duty cuts.
Fleet News survey shines light on fuel duty and VED alternative as ‘certainty’ tops fleet wish-list for Wednesday's Budget.
Fleet News is urging fleet decision-makers to share their views on some of the key issues facing the industry in a quick-fire survey.
Three in five people say they support charging motorists a fee to drive around towns and cities. One in four are strongly supportive, Ipsos Mori poll suggests.
Ministers are being urged to work with the fleet sector to ensure any changes to motoring taxation are carried out in a timely, effective and proportionate way.
Company car and van drivers could be charged to enter Greater London if Government does not give the capital £500m from vehicle excise duty (VED).
Roads pricing plans are likely to be revived in a bid to stem the estimated £40bn tax revenue that will be lost as new car buyers switch to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report by The Times.
The Government is being urged to overhaul motoring taxation and replace it with road pricing as part of its plans for a ‘green’ recovery.
Road tolls, clean air zones (CAZs) and a scrappage scheme could be employed by the Welsh Government to improve air quality.
Transport Committee says Government cannot ignore “fiscal black hole” from falling fuel duty receipts.
Separate charges for entering the ULEZ and congestion charge zone, as well as proposed charges for the new Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel, should be replaced with a road-user charging scheme.
Stephen Briers discusses road pricing following a report from ClientEarth
London mayor and TfL admit that sophisticated road-user charging, which takes account of emissions and miles driven, will not be introduced in London any time soon.
A new charging regime is being suggested after the cost of congestion is revealed in a report from Inrix.
Funding Roads for the Future says the existing model based on raising funds through fuel duty, vehicle excise duty, and the HGV levy is failing
Distance travelled and environmental impact would determine London road-user levy.
Tolls will be reduced for all drivers from January 8 next year following the return of the Severn Crossings to public ownership.
Fleet operators could face a 90% increase in the cost of driving on London’s roads under plans put forward by the Mayor of London, a new report suggests.
A recent graduate from UCL has won the 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize, including £250,000, after arguing motorists should pay to use roads on a per mile basis.
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