tolls

Protecting our profits from obscene toll hikes

I learned today something about New York mileage tax and fuel tax that I did not know before and that may work to our benefit.

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NATSO opposes I-70 tolls

Truck stop organization is against possible tolls on freeway between Kansas City and St. Louis.

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Toll poll

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Coalition urges more tolls

U.S. Tolling Coalition says Congress should provide flexibility to states to add tolls to their interstate or federal highways.

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Roadside Attractions

Interesting and odd parts of trucking, truck gauges, truck gallery and many more industry news items are featured.

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Congress eyes Interstate highway tolling bills

Bill would increase the number of Interstate facilities that could toll.

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Virginia plans Rte. 460 tollway

State anticipates a new Route 460 between Petersburg and Suffolk.

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Toll evasion = life sentence for Chinese ag hauler

After public outcry over the severity of the life prison sentence handed down to a hauler of agricultural commodities for evading road tolls in China, the Chinese government is reportedly revisiting the sentence and has put court officials who handed it down under investigation themselves, according to this AP report on the subject. The hauler, Shi Jianfeng, had apparently gotten around $560,000 U.S. worth in tolls by running two trucks with fake military license plates. Military ...

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Tolling survey available

Researchers hope to learn how toll facilities could be implemented to be of sufficient value to the industry.

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To toll or not to toll: In PA I-80 controversy’s wake, debate over road privatization re-emerges

When a Devon, Penn., lawyer representing big commercial construction contractors insists that "Nobody's against this," referring to tolling major interstates as a method of funding their upkeep and expansion, I suspect he's not talked to anyone among the nation's long-haul owner-operators and drivers. Opposition to tolling, in my experience, is near universal among the former, particularly, and it's no surprise: the diesel taxes the states and the federal government levy are an ever-present reality in the business of hauling, ...

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