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Kiwis driving ‘hearses’

Date 17 Sep 2006
Author The Editor

People in New Zealand have been registering their cars as hearses to get out of paying full road tax. reports that the craze started after a woman speaking on a radio station revealed she had paid the equivalent of £19 to register her car, instead of the usual £60. She had registered it as a ‘non-commercial hearse’ that would be used to carry dead animals, although her definition of carrying dead animals was taking frozen chickens home from the supermarket.

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