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  # 1335435 1-Jul-2015 22:06
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freitasm:
jonathan18:
Jase2985: right there bottom right of the image

and yes it will be expensive because it diesel

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Ah, thanks for that - not visible at all on my work browser... oh, the delights of work using IE 11!


You have to CLICK the image to see the full size. If you can't see the full size one then that's a problem...




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his browser is not letting him see it on the actual page, not the image i posted.

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  # 1335454 1-Jul-2015 22:48
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Just checked mine with floydbloke's link. My car is a Nissan Bluebird Sylphy, I've been charged the "Bluebird" rate not the "Sylphy" rate, so will be giving them a call in the morning

 

NISSAN BLUEBIRD

 

1993 2008 2 $123.46 $206.13

 

NISSAN SYLPHY

 

2002 2006 4 $68.46 $151.13



 
 
 
 


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  # 1335554 2-Jul-2015 10:13
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Called them up this morning to raise an issue about the WRX banding and why it was more expensive than a budget spec Corolla with no safety features at all.
Apparently it doesn't account for how many crashes they are involved in other than the ability to get more accurate data on how a vehicle protects the occupants in a crash.  So a WRX being crashed more by muppets won't specifically make it more expensive in levies just because it's crashed more often.
However, I did point out that the grouping of 93-00 Impreza models wasn't ideal given that in about 96 they started adding airbags and ABS which is a significant change to the occupant protection.
They will (supposedly) call me back next week and let me know if any changes are likely.




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  # 1335581 2-Jul-2015 10:43
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Amosnz: I just rang the ACC number (0800 222 776) about my 1998 r34 skyline category (cat 1).  I was told there's a known issue with the skyline grouping which they are rectifying.  They took my details and will let me know the correct rego fee once its sorted.


Yep, and other models too... 


I called the ACC about my Skyline and I have to say, one of the most pleasant experiences calling a Government Agency I have ever had.

The bloke who answered my call (after about 20 seconds) chuckeld when I mentioned my model of car, to which I asked if he had had a few calls about it, to which he replied 'Heaps'.

He said they reckon it will be sorted before the end of July. My renewal is 31st July, so if it isn't sorted and I buy Rego at higher price, they will refund me by automatically posting a cheque.

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  # 1336197 3-Jul-2015 09:17
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$134.95 per annum for my Toyota Alphard Hybrid.





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  # 1336214 3-Jul-2015 09:36
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Sigh ... just had the renewal notice for my bike, breakdown is a tad unfair :

For 12 months:

License fee : $24.50
ACC Levy : $297.91    surprised
ACC safety levy : $30.00
Other levies : $1.64
GST : $54.07

And it's not even a fast bike!

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  # 1336244 3-Jul-2015 09:58
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My 2001 Alfa 147 which does _not_ have a good safety rating, has been given the cheapest classification due to the low number of claims involving them, as there aren't many on the road.

Not sure that makes much sense, but I'll take the "discount".

Mark: Sigh ... just had the renewal notice for my bike, breakdown is a tad unfair :

For 12 months:

License fee : $24.50
ACC Levy : $297.91    surprised
ACC safety levy : $30.00
Other levies : $1.64
GST : $54.07

And it's not even a fast bike!


The ACC\Government don't like motorbikes. The figures involving the justifications for this are all over the show. Be thankful it's not a >600cc machine.




 
 
 
 


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  # 1336254 3-Jul-2015 10:09
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Mark: Sigh ... just had the renewal notice for my bike, breakdown is a tad unfair :

For 12 months:

License fee : $24.50
ACC Levy : $297.91    surprised
ACC safety levy : $30.00
Other levies : $1.64
GST : $54.07

And it's not even a fast bike!


It would seem reasonably fair given that any accident on a bike potentially results in serious injury - especially when ridden by some of the lunatics I see on my travels. Best of all prix du fool goes to the utter moron who overtook me on some Japanese super bike doing far in excess of 100kmh.

Whilst wearing a t-shirt, shorts and jandals....





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  # 1336256 3-Jul-2015 10:14
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I suppose this banding is really only a version of the 'insurance group' banding that UK car insurers have used since I have been driving.

Of course they take into account the likelihood and ease of theft, likelihood of accidents etc due to power of the vehicle and other factors. The principle is the same though.

Personally I support it as a concept, although I do not think the amounts are big enough to make much difference to people's buying habits - being pretty much a small shop at New World at one end and a big shop at New World at the other.

When they get to Band 1 being $1000 a year and Band 4 being $100 a year, it might.





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