Browne, Michael and Allen, Julian and Piecyk, Maja and McKinnon, Alan (2010) Internalising the external costs of light and heavy goods vehicles in London. In: 12th World Conference of Transport Research, 11 - 15 Jul 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. (Unpublished)
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This report provides estimates of the total external costs of LGV and HGV operations in London. In 2006, total LGV and HGV activity imposed external costs of approximately £1.75-£1.8 billion using low, medium and high emission cost values. About 27 per cent of these costs were internalised by duties and taxes paid by LGV operators, compared with 26% in the case of HGVs. If congestion costs are excluded, taxes and duties paid by LGV operators are estimated to be 155% of LGVs' allocated infrastructural and environmental costs, compared with 85% in the case of HGVs. When using the medium emission cost values, LGVs accounted for 56% of these external costs in London and HGVs for 44%.
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|Research Community:||University of Westminster > Westminster Business School|
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