Oregon Testing Pay-Per-Mile System As An Alternative To State’s Gas Tax

Oregon Testing Pay Per Mile System As An Alternative To State’s Gas Tax

(Great Beyond)

With more fuel-efficient vehicles and hybrid cars hitting the roads every day and requiring less gas, some states are looking into how they can still collect enough money from drivers to keep maintain their roads and bridges. Oregon is one such state, with a new test program that allows volunteers to pay the state not for the amount of fuel they buy at the pump with a gas tax, but for how many miles they drive.

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