Should electric cars pay a per mile tax?

«Previous
8 of 10 Photos
Next »
Read the story
ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
«
  • Oregon electric cars
  • Oregon electric cars
  • ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
  • ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
  • ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
  • ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
  • ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
»
ODOT seeks alternative to gas tax
The idea is to require hybrid or electric drivers to pay by the mile instead of at the pump. The proposal: one and a half cents for every mile driven in Oregon.

Over the course of a three month pilot program, a KVAL News test of a smartphone app and plug-in device resulted in a monthly mileage bill for $4.50.