Road tax

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  1. mushy

    mushy Funster

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    Just reading some of the paper work about the new motorhome we are about to buy and it says the road tax for a vehicle upto 3.5tonnes is £235 annually but a heavier vehicle over 3.5 tonnes is £165 annually. How does that work?.
     
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    Over 3500kg is PHGV.

    It's always been a lower rate than PLG.
     
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    Because a heavier van is classed as a private heavy goods vehicle....a truck/lorry/wagon.
    The cost hasn't risen for years.

    Confused ?
    The MOT is the same as a car....Class IV...even if it weighs 20000kg
    Speed limits are for a truck
    Licence is for a light truck 7500kg. C1
     
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