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Bruce S

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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #27 on: March 08, 2017, 02:02:01 PM »
frackers;
Any way you can me that entire coding :-D. I'll go to the state explain how we can then get rid of 1000 pages of tax nonsense.

That really does sound easy.

About what does the credits amount to if you don't mind me asking.
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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #28 on: March 08, 2017, 04:14:59 PM »
Note - all these prices are in NZ$ (of course!), diesel at the pump is about NZ$1.35 per litre, petrol is about NZ$2.06 for 91, NZ$2.15 for 95 octane.

Not cheap but it all has to be imported...

http://www.nzta.govt.nz/vehicles/licensing-rego/road-user-charges/ruc-rates-and-transaction-fees/
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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #29 on: March 08, 2017, 10:26:08 PM »
ClockmanFRA:
In some states here, they impose a hefty fine for making/using your on bio-diesel. Which to me is stupid, but then I'm no politician .

Thought we weren't supposed to mention anything political??    ::)

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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #30 on: March 09, 2017, 06:46:32 AM »
ClockmanFRA:
In some states here, they impose a hefty fine for making/using your on bio-diesel. Which to me is stupid, but then I'm no politician .

Thought we weren't supposed to mention anything political??    ::)

You did see the I'm no politician ,,, right  8)
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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #31 on: March 09, 2017, 07:11:32 AM »
Maybe... Taxes is why other places pay more.
I don't see the crude price depending on what country is getting it.


In the US everyone pays for roads. The theory being that even the non driver benefits from roads.  In other countries the theory tends to be that users pay for the roads.

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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #32 on: March 09, 2017, 06:34:19 PM »
ClockmanFRA:
In some states here, they impose a hefty fine for making/using your on bio-diesel. Which to me is stupid, but then I'm no politician .

Thought we weren't supposed to mention anything political??    ::)

You did see the I'm no politician ,,, right  8)

I didn't realise any of us here were politicians .

I take it all we have to do then put is that disclaimer on a post and we can make political statements, no matter how widely they may be interpreted or deemed " Political".

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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #33 on: March 09, 2017, 06:46:12 PM »

In the US everyone pays for roads. The theory being that even the non driver benefits from roads.  In other countries the theory tends to be that users pay for the roads.

In Oz the revenue generated from Motorists is over subsidised in that the amount of money raised in all the different taxes, ( including taxes on taxes) is more than the amount spent or road transport.
 I have often said, if everyone stopped driving for a week the country would go down the gurgler.
The excess goes into general revenue to subsidise Dole bludgers and overseas pensions, politicians holidays and other stupid and misplaced spending.

The tax on fuel here is well over half of the total cost.  People bitch about oil companies but the government is making about 20 Times more than the Fuel company out of ever litre sold.

But then I'm no politician.

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Re: Still death-traps on the road
« Reply #34 on: March 09, 2017, 06:58:32 PM »
I seen this topic swing from one to several other points.

At first it was about "drive by wire throttle" then about gas prices and missiles on naval battle groups.

I posted a use of finding a way to correct a drive by wire topic, and it saved my ass this week.

We should be doing this for others looking for wind turbine solutions, here on this forum.