Osborne wants us to pay to drive faster

Sarah Coles
George Osbrne
George Osbrne


The government has a cunning plan to boost the economy. The only minor downside is that it could end up costing you a fortune.

George Osborne's latest wheeze is to introduce toll lanes alongside busy motorways and main roads. If you pay the toll you'll be able to escape the traffic jams, pull into the lane, and speed to your destination.