Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Finally! LTA announces a date for the new OPC scheme!

By 911fan on 08 Jan 2010

Attached Image
I don't mean to sound pompous but perhaps someone at LTA actually read my entry 3 weeks ago and decided to get their act together. They've finally announced a date for when the new OPC scheme will be implemented.

From 25th January 2010 onwards, OPC car owners will be able to fully utilise their cars on Saturdays. Which pretty much means your car is now available the entire weekend without having to wait till after 3pm on Saturdays before it moves. It's seriously great news considering the amount of appointments I've had to miss cause of the restricted hours.

Of course being under the new scheme comes at a price but I still think it's worth it. Personally my road tax will increase from $50/yr to $70/year. Considering all the Saturdays and eves of public holidays I'll be able to use the car, the cost will be minuscule. I just don't agree with the admin charge necessary to be converted to the new scheme though. What kinda admin charge do you need to put my car under the new scheme? It's just another lame attempt from LTA to suck money out of everyone's pockets. Dammit!

Besides that, I guess for once the LTA actually heeded the requests from the public and did something right. We should all be so thankful...

OPC, off-peak car, new OPC scheme

Viewed: 540 times

Related Blog Posts
911fan
Written by 911fan
A big fan of Porsche’s 911 series, he believes that there's no purer power than the 3.6-litre twin charged flat six found in a 997 Turbo.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Volkswagen has revealed that its ‘R’ brand performance models will soon become more wild and less...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
The Lamborghini Huracan is not exactly a workhorse but someone has turned it into one by putting...
Photo
38-year-old Walter Wong was killed when the Tesla Model X he was in crashed into a concrete divid...
Photo
An update has been given to Gran Turismo Sport. Other than a bunch of new cars, players will also...
Photo
China has been using many premium car maker's models as an 'inspiration' to create th...
Photo
The Formula One 2018 season is kicking off this weekend, and the warm-up lap is going to be led b...
   Lifestyle Articles