gas tax

California's Tax Man Eyes a New Tool: A GPS Tracker on Your Car

Here's a news item that will inflame both the privacy activists and taxophobes alike: In California, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission is considering a plan to use GPS technology to track how far people drive, and tax them based on the distances.

AAA: Motorists Tolls Used for Roads They Don't Use

Tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees, the nation's largest auto club said Wednesday.