Skip to comments.Missouri looking at changes to what people pay for license plates
Posted on 09/13/2017 6:11:23 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
Owners of fuel-efficient vehicles could pay higher vehicle registration fees than those who own gas guzzlers under a potential change being studied by Missouri state officials.
Another idea, he said at the governors conference, is imposing tolls on drivers at entrances to the state as an alternative to tolling much of Interstate 70 in the state as MoDOT has studied in the past.
The whole idea is to capture (fees from) people traveling through our state that use our roads that dont pay anything now, Messenger said in an interview.
However, McKenna said tolling only at entrances to the state would violate the U.S. Constitutions interstate commerce clause.
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How will they ever be used for emergency runways?
What would Ike say about this plan?
And what if I don't drive high miles on my high mileage car.
The Show Me The Money State.
In other words, he wants to put up signs saying “Please stay out of Missouri”.
Walling off East StL may be a plus.
Missouri should be renamed “Misery” (which is how I usually pronounce it)
You can thank Obola’s Cash for Clunkheads for getting gas-guzzlers off the market and forcing people into little cars.
Government always wants things both ways.
They want you drive fuel-efficient cars, but they want you to pay the same amount of taxes or more.
privatize all interstates and eliminate the gas tax
I took the exit into E Stl off the interstate by mistake in 1972. It was a scene right out of National Lampoon’s Vacation. Even back then, there was at least one no-go zone for non-blacks. Man, I wish we had picked our own cotton.
Made the mistake of using the Pennsylvania Turnpike, once.
|"I am an American fighting man. I serve in the forces guarding our country and our way of life.
I am prepared to give my life in their defense."
Back in the logical daze, fees were weight based as it’s the weight of a vehicle that “damages” the road.
On doing a little googling...
Today, the 46,730-mile Interstate System includes approximately 2,900 miles of turnpikes.
Tolls, you mean like on the interstates in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois?
Haha to high mileage car owners.
Charge me to enter your state? See ya later idiots. Nothing there worth anything anyway.
And Oklahoma. I-44 for 200 miles.
CT has been talking about border tolls for a while now. Too many people drive thru and don’t stop to buy our overpriced gas.
Can they provide separate drinking fountains also?
your papers please!
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