"Revolutionary"Farmer Arrested for Driving Vegetable-powered Truck

Olivier Lain, a cereals farmer based near Rouen in Normandy was arrested for driving a vehicle powered by "unauthorised fuel," despite an EU directive passed last year which instructs member states to encourage the use of pure vegetable oil as a form of fuel for diesel-powered vehicles.

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France should have made it

France should have made it clearer that it is illegal to drive vegetable powered vechiles on public roads because no tax has been paid on fuel yet use of vegetable oil as fuel IS authorised while operating on farms, maybe the farmer had got confused. France did not apply the European law, which they should have being the fact that they are part of Europe.

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