Government must introduce ‘pay as you go’ road pricing, according to Tony Blair think tank


According to a new report released by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, a new system of road pricing needs to be introduced in the UK.
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Toll roads could be needed to plug EV road tax gap


A new form of road pricing will be needed if the government is serious about banning petrol and diesel cars, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
Fuel duty will be frozen for ninth consecutive year

Fuel duty rate frozen for ninth consecutive yea


Fuel duty rates will be frozen again in the next budget, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday season

Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday...


As the summer holiday looms on the horizon like distant blue skies, nearly 1m British holidaymakers are preparing to dust off their passports...
Reader Letters: a Skoda driver retorts, a lack of variety, Austrian tolls and respecting speed limits

Reader Letters: a Skoda driver retorts, Austrian tolls...


"I’m a Skoda driver, Mr Clarkson, but my name isn’t Geoff and life’s been pretty good to me...
Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: Austrian tolls, speedo accuracy, Specs cameras and antiquated RAC

Reader Letters: Austrian tolls, speedo accuracy, Specs...


A warning to readers: I have just received notice of a hefty fine for not displaying a vignette — the toll sticker that permits you to drive on...
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Letters of the week, July 12


This week: Toll wars, car share hate, Richard Branson's electric prediction and a old school anti-theft device.
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Letters of the week, July 5


This week: Top Gear withdrawal symptoms, Dartford Crossing, tolls for foreigners, another garage rip-off and a back-to-basics anti-theft tactic.
Dartford crossing fines appeals errors

Driving investigates why Dartford Crossing cameras...


An error-plagued toll scheme at one of Britain’s busiest road bottlenecks has resulted in twice as many fines as those generated by all our speed...
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News: Dartford Crossing payment system changes, barriers...


At 6am on Sunday, barriers were torn out at one of Britain’s most notorious bottlenecks, allowing traffic to flow freely for the first time in 51...
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Letters of the week, November 2, 2014


This week: classic, veteran and vintage cars defined, parking lawlessness, blinding brake lights and toll charges for foreign cars.
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Cars’ frugality fuels fear of new tollroads and road...


As ministers seek to replace the falling take from motoring taxes, new automatic charging at the Dartford crossing may give them ideas.
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News: Private toll road bypass proves a hit with drivers


Most drivers have thought that they could manage the roads better than their council. Now one businessman from near Bath has proved it. Mike Watts...