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jess wrote:
I'm all for reducing the maximum allowable weight of consumer vehicles. If you legitimately need a bigger truck, get a proper commercial license. Otherwise, use a @#$% normal sized vehicle to get groceries.
Incrementally increasing the gas tax (*) every year would help here.
(*) Eventually to include all forms of energy, of course.
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Batteries and hydrogen power these cute Toyota AE86 factory restomods
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2023/01/batteries-and-hydrogen-power-these-cute-toyota-ae86-factory-restomods/
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Go Team.
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SteelBytes wrote:
Wyoming Republicans take a stand, want to ban electric cars
Bravely marching back into the 19th Century, flags flying!
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Dooglas wrote:
Bravely marching back into the 19th Century, flags flying!
Crying out loudly "FREEDOM!"
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Ah shit. Got the feeling might have slipped into to politics here ...

Hey mods, feel free to kill the above comment or two if it has gone too far
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I'm wondering if the subtext is that they don't want to stump up the money for the infrastructure seeing as they don't have much of a tax base to draw on.
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Great sub heading from the author

"As childish legislative stunts go, this one is certainly pathetic"
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Bill Dog wrote:
I'm wondering if the subtext is that they don't want to stump up the money for the infrastructure seeing as they don't have much of a tax base to draw on.
No. That's not the subtext. Not at all. And getting into the specifics of the subtext would be heading straight into politics, so let's just leave it alone.
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