EUROVIGNETTE PROPOSALS OFFER SILVER LINING FOR BRITISH HAULIERS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

PROPOSED reforms to the European Union's (EU) Eurovignette are expected to increase pressure for Britain to introduce a version of the road charging system.
Transport Commissioner Antonio Tajani will push hard for swift agreement over allowing member states to impose additional charges to compensate for lorry pollution, noise and congestion, saying: "Among the results will be greener transport, fewer emissions, up to 8% less fuel consumption by lorries and fewer hold-ups for all road users."
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