Road-tax on high-capacity motorcycles up by £2
The rate of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax) for motorcycles of 601cc and over has increased by £2 to £66, a spokesman for the Treasury has confirmed.
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The change is part of Government policy to increase the amount of road tax paid by the most highly-polluting vehicles, and is only slightly above inflation, the spokesman said.