MultiDad wrote:In response to James.
No to subsidy
Yes to fuel duty bring increased to cover cost of roads etc. although at 475 a year my RFL probably does that.
IMHO, there shouldn't be road tax but the cost of fixing and making new roads should be part of the cost of fuel. It might help to keep the roads quieter as well.
Total government spending on roads 2011-12 = £7.7bn
Taxes collected from motorists 2011-12 = £58bn
Source: www.roadusers.org.uk/chapters/infrastru ... nvestments