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    Yesterday, 12:54 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    I'm sure there's some game playing in all of this but the fact is that it's not particularly expensive for the EU to give us (or be seen to give us)...
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    Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    Apparently Germany is not throwing Ireland under the bus but is instead willing to pay for the bus fare. ...
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    Yesterday, 11:32 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Toll tag positioning in R-Roads
    I haven't been through there in a while but it has failed for me a few times in the past. There's something strange with that one.
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    21-07-2019, 04:49 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Toll tag positioning in R-Roads
    Eflow for me
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    20-07-2019, 10:42 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    On that note, the spat with Iran will presumably show if the UK can or needs to stand on its own. I think everyone (US, France, Germany, ...) will...
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    20-07-2019, 10:10 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Toll tag positioning in R-Roads
    I think it’s more like different tolls have different sensitivity, that’s why I listed the ones I’ve tested. I can’t remember what car it happened...
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    19-07-2019, 10:27 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Toll tag positioning in R-Roads
    I moved it to the black dotted area and it's worked ever since. Tested on East Link, M50, M1, and M3.
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    19-07-2019, 04:14 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread New tax & VRT changes proposed in R-Roads
    One thing to remember is that it's considered extraordinarily unfair to apply retrospective taxation so with that in mind and looking at all...
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    19-07-2019, 01:41 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread New tax & VRT changes proposed in R-Roads
    It's both. It sounds like a near complete revamp of both with motor tax presumably from July 2020 onwards. And restructuring of the electric rebates.
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    19-07-2019, 01:39 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread New mid-engined Corvette C8! in R-Roads
    The C7 is not particularly grippy but I thought that was a nice feature of sorts. A bit old school to go with the whole old schoolness. But if they...
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    19-07-2019, 01:02 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread New tax & VRT changes proposed in R-Roads
    If they’re increasing existing motor tax rates I’d say they will all increase. Just like they did the last time. I think they’re mostly talking about...
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    19-07-2019, 11:49 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread New mid-engined Corvette C8! in R-Roads
    I'm looking forward to trying one out in the US at some stage. What I think is particularly promising is that they're not messing with the V8. Ok...
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    19-07-2019, 11:14 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread New tax & VRT changes proposed in R-Roads
    Ireland is a country for the average person, someone else is always seen to pay. This is pretty much core to how everything works and is not limited...
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    19-07-2019, 11:08 AM
    Or wait for the ID3
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    19-07-2019, 08:23 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Time to get screwed again! in R-Roads
    I didn’t read the Indo version of this but as proposed it will be like in 2008 where motor tax will be forward looking (July 2020 onwards) and VRT...
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    19-07-2019, 07:27 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    I think it’s hundreds of thousands. In the grand scheme of things it’s a bit like the local golf club picking its next chairman or whatever. I don’t...
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    18-07-2019, 11:04 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    Among the many amusing aspects of Brexit is that they sit around and complain about the EU's lack of democracy (not understanding that it's actually...
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    17-07-2019, 11:55 PM
    I did a couple of similar trips around Kerry etc when I had my E class estate. Piled in everything including three kids and brought five bikes with...
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    17-07-2019, 11:45 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Climate change and all that. in R-Roads
    https://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/major-changes-to-motor-tax-proposed-for-upcoming-budget-1.3959563 Well it’s coming. I don’t mind...
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    17-07-2019, 11:33 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread TG - The Grand Tour in R-Roads
    I've enjoyed it. There's more natural banter than before which is part of the appeal I guess. Even though I think MLB had some really good segments...
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    16-07-2019, 06:56 PM
    Trump is playing an interesting game. He’s attacking the most left wing candidates with his “go home” lark effectively branding them anti-American...
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    16-07-2019, 02:11 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread F1 2019 in The Paddock
    Ricciardo is in Renault because Ferrari didn’t want him and he didn’t like being no 2 in Red Bull. Ferrari is not looking for a no 2, they’re looking...
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    15-07-2019, 05:51 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread F1 2019 in The Paddock
    Ferrari will go for Verstappen I'd say
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    15-07-2019, 01:14 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Air Con Regas in R-Roads
    I think the thing to do is to find someone who can do all of it. Lots of guys do the regas and the checking for leaks but then can't do anything...
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    15-07-2019, 05:22 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread F1 2019 in The Paddock
    The safety car was very annoying as it handed Hamilton an easy victory but otherwise a very good race. Towards the front, I think it’s more...
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    13-07-2019, 08:06 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    If I were the government I would incentivise shifting as much cargo as possible onto a sea route to/from the continent. This is now the important...
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    13-07-2019, 05:55 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Airbubbl in R-Roads
    Diesel is great isn’t it?
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    13-07-2019, 05:15 PM
    Not to ruin your attempts at anti-semitic jokes but those are Russian prisoners of war.
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    13-07-2019, 05:02 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Car hire excess insurance in R-Roads
    I guess you won’t be using them again
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    13-07-2019, 10:54 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    Should we not strategically disengage from the UK, by the way? Brexit is Ireland's Huawei moment. They can't be trusted so why are we continuing to...
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