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Swings and roundabouts

The Danish Productivity Commission is getting behind road pricing, but it can’t stop politicians from rejecting it, reports Scott Wilson Denmark is getting to be a little more like the Netherlands when it comes to road pricing. The issue is regularly on the agenda, and swings from being promoted to being rejected on a regular […]

Oregon goes down the RUC road

Article taken from the July 2013 issue of RUC Magazine In 1919, Oregon became the first state to implement a gas tax comprising a 1 cent per gallon as a means to pay for new roads and maintain the existing road network. Like in 1919, on Sunday July 6, 2013 Oregon became the first state […]

HGV Road User Levy hits the road

The UK HGV Road User Levy has come into effect, and is “good news” for British freight operators says the Freight Transport Association. The levy which came into operation 1 April 2014,is a time-based charge of up to £1,000 a year or £10 a day and will apply to lorries weighing more than 12 tonnes […]