Some Experts Say Tax-By-Mile Black Boxes Inevitable

For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction, and in the case of cars higher fuel economy is coming at a high cost, literally, for the nation’s infrastructure. With the federal highway fund not covering necessary repairs or improvements anymore, many states are seriously considering a tax-by-mile system that has privacy rights advocates up in arms.

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One Drawback of Fuel-Efficient Cars? Higher Gas Taxes

The Federal Highway Fund has had a budget shortfall for decades, owing mostly to the fact that the Federal gas tax hasn’t budged since 1993. That alone was bad enough to cause our infrastructure to fall trillions of dollars behind, and new more fuel-efficient cars are only compounding the problem. This has Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood looking at options that include higher taxes and tracking miles driven.

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For The Tax Man, No One Rides For Free

  Tax day has come and gone, and not every American likes paying. Interestingly enough some claim that drivers of

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