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Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Humber bridge car tagging.

The HBB are now after recognition tags to be fitted to cars where the drivers supply their banking details to speed up bridge tolling. There are a number of obvious snags to this but whether we agree with tolls or not, this is the thin edge of the wedge for the use of these tags and also the ANPR system to be applied anywhere. Where next? Grimsby? Lincoln? Louth by-pass?

The fact is that the cash bins on the QE2 Crossing auto tolls work very well so there is no need for an expensive and intrusive tag option at all.

We must oppose this loudly. Take the survey on this page.


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