Monthly Archives: January 2011

How motorists have it so cheap


Take a look at the graph above from the DfT’s annual Transport Trends report. It shows, as we have before and will again, how the “War on the Motorist” is not just a fiction, but an inversion of reality. We have actually had a War for the Subsidised and Careless Motorist, and the graph shows that the total cost of motoring – shown by the red line – is now only around 85% of its 1997 level. Continue reading