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Tolls: Global Positioning System

Transport written question – answered on 7th June 2007.

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Photo of Owen Paterson Owen Paterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether satellite local authority road pricing schemes will be able to use the (a) American GPS, (b) Russian Glonas and (c) Chinese Beidou satellite global positioning systems.

Photo of Stephen Ladyman Stephen Ladyman Minister of State, Department for Transport

There are presently no proposals from local authorities for satellite based charging systems. The use of signals from different systems will be dependent on the technology selected at the time that any such scheme were proposed.

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