Should Congestion Charge Be Extended To Entire Nation?

Should London's controversial congestion charging scheme be extended to rest of the UK to reduce traffic congestion nation-wide. Readers respond.
June 13, 2003, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Pay-as-you drive charges could be extended from London to the rest of the UK in a bid to reduce congestion on the nation's roads.Transport Secretary Alistair Darling has suggested that drivers would charged through satellite tracking devices fixed to cars.Tolls would be higher for rush-hour traffic such as commuters, motorway users and school run parents as well as on busier routes.In return, the overall tax burden for motorists would be reduced.Should road charging be extended?"

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Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 in BBC News
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