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PBS NEWSHOUR

Should Drivers be Charged for Every Mile Driven?

  • Aired: 09/20/2013
  • 06:26
  • Rating: NR
Fuel efficient cars may be the way of the future. But more fuel efficient cars means less gas is pumped, and in turn — less revenues from the gas tax. This will mean states will have even less cash on hand to repair roads and bridges. As a solution, Oregon is moving forward on plan it's been talking about for years -- a new tax based on the number of miles driven rather than a tax on fuel.
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New plans to charge drivers for every mile driven as an alternative to the gas tax.
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