Paying for Highways: No free ride

Paying for Highways: No free ride

While none may be appealing, all may be needed to shore up infrastructure

It’s no stretch of the imagination to think that most involved in trucking would view choosing between paying higher fuel taxes, mileage-based usage fees, or highway tolls as akin to deciding whether to stay put in a hot frying pan or jump into the fire.  In short, all are unpleasant options because all increase the costs of hauling freight.

Yet roadways and related infrastructure such as bridges can’t be built for free.  The question, then, is which financial in

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