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World First For ‘Green’ Charge On Parking

Posted By admin On October 1, 2009 @ 3:36 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Sky News [1]
Thursday, Oct 1st, 2009

A local authority in London has become the first in the world to charge motorists for parking on the basis of how “green” their vehicle is.

Richmond upon Thames is to charge drivers varying prices based on the carbon dioxide emissions of their vehicle of choice.

The system works for drivers who use the RingGo system to pay for their parking.

Motorists register and pay by phone, and RingGo accesses the DVLA database for each customer’s registration to determine emissions data on the car.

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[3] Fined after parking for exactly 17 seconds: Spy cameras hit innocent drivers as tickets soar fivefold: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fined-after-parking-for-exactly-17-seconds-spy-cameras-hit-innocent-drivers-as-tickets-soar-fivefold.html

[4] Disgruntled motorists BLOW UP fourteen parking meters in protest at charges: http://www.prisonplanet.com/disgruntled-motorists-blow-up-fourteen-parking-meters-in-protest-at-charges.html

[5] Plan to charge drivers £350 to park at the office is slammed as a ‘tax on work’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/plan-to-charge-drivers-350-to-park-at-the-office-is-slammed-as-a-tax-on-work.html

[6] Netherlands to levy ‘green’ road tax by the kilometre: http://www.prisonplanet.com/netherlands-to-levy-green-road-tax-by-the-kilometre.html

[7] China Bans Airlines From Paying EU Carbon Charge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-bans-airlines-from-paying-eu-carbon-charge.html

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