Tuesday, October 29, 2013

A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue



The usually dull arena of highway planning has suddenly spawned intense debate and colorful alliances. Libertarians have joined environmental groups in lobbying to allow government to use the little boxes to keep track of the miles you drive, and possibly where you drive them — then use the information to draw up a tax bill.