"Just zis Guy, you know?" <[email protected]> writes: > On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 19:42:53 -0000, "JNugent" <[email protected].uk> wrote: >>I don't think I can recall a time whe motorists were not overtaxed. > > I can. Right now, for instance. Not that their consistent failure to contribute as much to the > economy as they cost has ever stopped them whingeing. Incredibly, some motorists have even been > known to compare the revenue from vehicle duties with the cost solely of building and maintaining > the road network! Evidently the doctors in their health authorities pick up road crash victims for > nothing, saving the NHS a fortune. If you insist on adding in indirect motoring costs, then you must also add in indirect benefits. Since you are not doing so, it is hardly surprising that the results produce just the conclusion that you wish to see. -- Jonathan Marten, SCM Team Engineer VSP at GMP, UK [email protected] Sun Microsystems "Progress is not expedited by frequent requests for progress reports"