|In a growing number of countries, motor vehicles are using roads without annual road tax. In the UK alone, this costs UK government approximately £200million p.a.
Surprisingly enough, individuals who drive around with no tax, are usually the people who also have no car insurance.
Because all vehicles would be registered with the MOI or traffic department, any time an unlicenced vehicle used roads where there were e-plate readers, a signal would be sent alerting the government that an unlicenced car is using the road. Police officers could be sent to intercept the vehicle or an automated fine could be sent out to the vehilce owner.
e-plate can work to minimise unpaid road tax and insurance by giving police real time usage of road by unlicenced vehicles.