Wednesday, 31 January 2024 10:25

Pay up!

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: You canine crusader cannot believe the whining, moaning and whinging coming from wellhealed EV owners about them soon having to pay for roading costs – like the rest of us.

These special types – whose bank balances are usually fuller than former MP Golriz Ghahraman’s bag after visiting a high-end retail store – don’t appear to believe, because they drive a previously highly-subsidised electric car, that they should pay for the roads they drive on.

However, thankfully the new Government is dropping the exemptions that had previously been created for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids from April 1, with money gathered from going towards the maintenance of New Zealand’s roading network.

About bloody time!

How come these sanctimonious types always believe that everyone else but them should pay for their virtual signalling?

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