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Jefferson Exchange | November 11, 2013
11:27 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Road Taxes By The Mile Come To Oregon (Voluntarily)

Credit Ken Lund

Cars and trucks generally pay their road taxes through the gas pump… those taxes are added to the price of a gallon of gasoline. 

But hybrids and straight electrics use as much pavement, but much less (or no) gasoline.  Which is why the Oregon Legislature will allow cars and light trucks to pay up to a penny and a half per mile traveled. 

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