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by | 28th, June 2004

‘WE like Professor David Begg. We have always maintained that he talks a lot of sense.

The mums’ race at the school sports day was very competitive

So when the man the Independent calls the Government’s most senior advisor on transport speaks, we listen and nod in appreciation at his wisdom.

And Mr Begg now says: “If people want to cause damage to the environment, create congestion and continue to threaten the safety of other road users by driving these vehicles around, then they should be made to pay for it.”

Bravo! A rousing cheer and a parp on the horn for the chairman of the Commission for Integrated Transport.

But what are “these vehicles” to which the good Mr Begg refers? Why, they are 4x4s,

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