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road tax Line breaks: road tax

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Definition of road tax in English:


[mass noun] British
A periodic tax payable on motor vehicles using public roads.
Example sentences
  • Cars over 30 years old are exempt from the National Car Test and there is no Vehicle Registration Tax or road tax to pay.
  • The system is intended to automatically alert police if a car is stolen, if road tax hasn't been paid or the MoT is out of date, or if the driver is uninsured.
  • If my little old banger is still chugging along at the start of next year, I might have to look at what's on offer at the Post Office when I pop in to renew my road tax.
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