Sources: Statesman Journal, Southern California Public Radio
quote: If the fuel tax is increased however, it would push even more people to choose fuel efficient vehicles. With the population growing steadily, I believe vehicle increase and fuel-efficiency increase would cancel each other out.
quote: Especially in a state like Oregon where most people drive vehicles that can actually get them where they want to go with the stuff they want to bring with them.
quote: But artificially attempting to shift the market with BS like tax breaks, subsidized by everyone, doesn't cut it.
quote: People buy the vehicles they buy because those are the vehicles that will do what they want to do.
quote: 9 out of 10 truck and large SUV drivers do not use their cars for their specific purposes.
quote: On the one hand you want to promote fuel efficient vehicles to better the environment and allow people to save money on rising fuel prices...
quote: Heavier vehicles cause more damage than lighter ones