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A Road Usage Charge would eventually replace the gas tax in Washington State, which has brought in less revenue with more hybrid and electric vehicles using less gas. A GPS device would track miles driven and charge accordingly. Testing would begin next year.
A Road Usage Charge would eventually replace the gas tax
I get that some think it's only fair to tax someone who drives 20,000 a year more than someone that drives 5,000 miles
No it won't. The tax will remain.
originally posted by: Domo1
a reply to: Brotherman
I don't mind paying taxes. I mind it when they try to tack on other stuff or tax certain people disproportionately.
We all need to hep pay for the roads. Unless you're living in the woods somewhere and never buy anything you are using the roads. Trucking is the backbone of commerce.
originally posted by: xuenchen
If they just wanted more money, they would simply raise taxes.
This is about authoritarian/totalitarian control methods.
"pilot" programs collect and analyze data.