Higher Prices for Heavier Trucks Debated as Part of Solution on Roads

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Sun June 8, 2014

Higher Prices for Heavier Trucks Debated as Part of Solution on Roads

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Senate hasn't taken up House bills that raise permit fees and fines for overweight trucks
LANSING - As state lawmakers resume talks Tuesday on hiking the fuel tax or sales tax to raise money to fix Michigan's crumbling roads, many drivers are pushing back, complaining the state will be throwing good money after bad if it doesn't address one of the biggest factors chewing up the pavement - heavy trucks.