Let's see. I drive 11,000 miles a year. $165/11,000 = 1.5 cents a mile. Average car gets around say 25 MPG.drees wrote:WTF - a flat fee for EVs is mentioned in there.GRA wrote:Here in CA, Gov. Brown's asking again for a hike in the gas tax. We'll see if he can get the legislature to go for it: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/ ... 57252.htmlFrazier’s AB1591 would raise $7 billion a year through higher gas and diesel taxes, a $38 annual registration fee increase and a new $165 annual fee on zero-emission vehicles whose owners don’t pay anything into the gas tax fund.
25 x 1.5 cents = 37.5 cents "extra" tax per gallon equivalent! How do they justify this!!
(Where is the carbon tax to level the playing field!)
Also in San Diego and other counties in California there are sales taxes passed by propositions for transportation needs. Every time I buy something I am also contributing to transportation funds
drees, I think we may need a separate heading for this topic of discussion for here in California!
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