New Jersey Gasoline Convenience Automotive Association
It’s a controversial proposal: Paying for every mile you drive to cover road repairs. While some say it’s necessary, others are saying it’s time to put the brakes on the idea.
A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released on Wednesday found that 56 percent of registered New Jersey voters oppose the measure. Less than four in 10 back the fee. But the bill’s sponsor State Sen. Bob Smith of Middlesex County said not enough is known about the proposal.
Franchise owners reportedly claim they are being gouged by the company, saying they are forced to pay anywhere from 5 to 20 cents more per gallon than their competitors.