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Monday, February 25, 2013

Is it Fair for States to Charge Hybrid Drivers Mileage Fees?

Is it Fair for States to Charge Hybrid Drivers Mileage Fees?: "Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would tax fuel-efficient drivers whose vehicles get 55 miles per gallon or more beginning in 2015. Oregon’s testing is comprised of calculating miles driven within predetermined parameters (i.e. in the state and not including private roads) with the assistance of a GPS device. The concept involves tracking travel data of hybrid vehicles within the state, and reporting that data to receivers at the pump. The state’s second pilot program included 50 participants, according to the Associated Press, and charged 1.56 cents for every mile driven."