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June 1st, 2011 by Joe Kristan

Professor Maule asks, I answer:
Is the Mileage-Based Road Fee So Terrible?
Yes it is. It is creepy, and it sends us down a slippery slope to where government enforces every traffic rule, from complete stops at stop signs to highway speeding, based on GPS locator information. It also undermines any attempts to use carbon taxes or gas taxes to restrict fuel use.
Related: Paying at the Pump: Gasoline Taxes in America, by the Tax Foundation.

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