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Diesel drivers face new parking costs three times higher than EVs – 'Tax on the poor'

Life & StyleDiesel drivers face new parking costs three times higher than EVs - 'Tax on the poor'


Commenters on the CarTalkUK subreddit questioned the proposals, saying it would have a knock-on effect and may force some drivers off the road.

One commenter, audigex, said: “The theory, as presumably envisioned by a well-meaning, lower-middle-class team leader of some description, is reasonable enough – do small things to encourage cleaner vehicles.

“Save the world, one tiny change at a time.

“In practice, all of these ‘it’s more expensive to use a more polluting vehicle’ schemes are effectively just a tax on the poor, who don’t have much choice on what they drive.



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