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That’s the sound the gantries make after they’ve automagically deducted your cash money from your cash card. B’ERP.
And there’re more of them, these hungry gates of automagic cash money deductioningering, announced the LTA, makers of these gantries, today. This comes a day after the nation’s gantry makers announced that COEs (automagic payment of cash moneys by car buyer) for small cars have dropped to an all time low.
So, there’s really no worry for prospective small car buyers. The money you are going to spend taking a tour of the country’s fine gantries can be recouped from the money you save buying your new small all-time low COE car.
Current owners of small cars might think, “hey, nabeh, I paid so much COE, I should be exempt from the new charges”. But the gantries, they do not discriminate. And… wait a minute, I’m one of them current owners of small cars!
“Hey, nabeh, I paid so much COE, I should be exempt from the new charges”.
But you know, the Transport Minister says if road usage is not priced, roads will be over-used, resulting in widespread congestion. This is really true. The roads around the ERP roads are said to teem with vehicles hovering and waiting for the ERP time to end in the minutes before ERP time ends. This is no good for the environment! I say put gantries up on these roads too. ERP all of them! ERP ERP ERP ERP! That’ll teach us to drive!