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Old Posted Mar 2, 2017, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Genauso View Post
For now it'd be more practical to deal with weight/axle. Road wear is proportional to the weight^3 / area of contact patch. Maybe we could save some money if people switched to smaller vehicles, and covering the cost of damage should be built into the rate trucking companies are charging. Focus on the making changes that have the biggest payoff, and least effort.
Hawaii has an annual vehicle weight tax, for example. And the tolls here are kind of geared that way, with the four different levels of tolls on the Port Mann based on the size of the vehicle.
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