Editorial excerpt | Well-founded mistrust

The idea of replacing a tax on car purchases with a tax on driving is, on the surface, sound. But there are at least two requirements that must be met before it can work.

First, commuters need a good alternative to driving. Second, motorists must be given a guarantee that their overall costs must not rise as result of the changes.

Neither of the two conditions have been met. 

Berlingske

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