TITLE

Will pay for speed

AUTHOR(S)
Shultz, John D.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/19/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the suggestion of National Private Truck Council president and chief executive Gary Petty that truck operators should seek operational efficiencies in congested urban freight infrastructure in exchange for higher diesel taxes in the U.S. Rationale for Petty's suggestion; Legislative proposal increasing fuel tax; Advantage of the suggestion to truck operators.
ACCESSION #
9852848

 

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