26 Blog Posts From the Gas Tax Tag


Vehicle Emissions Intersect with the Car of the Future

Vehicle Emissions Intersect with the Car of the Future

In terms of a car of the future, what do we want? What can we afford to buy and to drive? Should we buy a hybrid, gasoline, or all-electric engine? Truck, SUV or fuel economy all the way? Do vehicle emissions even come into play when we are thinking about buying a car? Ten years […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 30, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 30, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –VA Supremes one step from banning License Plate Spying– –OH Supremes skeptical over municipal speed cam suit– –WA State VMT Tax experiment cost $2000 per participant– Friday, April 27, 2018 Virginia Supreme Court One Step From Banning License Plate Spying Police use of automated license plate readers (ALPR or ANPR) […]

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

The US’s aging Infrastructure seems to be falling apart but what is worse is no one knows how to fund infrastructure. How much more can motorists pay before they can no longer pay any more? Motorists already pay a state and federal gas tax. Motorists already pay special wheel taxes or additional vehicle registration fees. […]

When Infrastructure Fails

When Infrastructure Fails

Ever since I can remember there has always been a lot of talk everywhere about what to do with the crumbling American infrastructure. In Mississippi, as of April 10, 2018, another 100 rural bridges have been closed by emergency proclamation of the Governor. Talk is now pointless—action is needed. Mississippi has an acute infrastructure problem. […]

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

A basic principle held by the National Motorists Association is, “Reasonable highway user fees [are] for maintaining and improving highways, not for financing non-highway projects.” (See the other main NMA tenets here.) The recent class action lawsuit the NMA filed with truckers’ association OOIDA against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for many years of excessive tolling […]