NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey’s gas tax increase is going to affect Uber rides as well.

The ride-hailing company said Monday that it will raise fares by 2 cents per mile to help drivers pay for gas after the tax goes up by 23 cents per gallon Tuesday.

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Uber drivers use their own cars and are responsible for paying for their own gas.

The company estimates that a trip from the Journal Square PATH station in Jersey City to Newark Liberty International Airport will increase by 20 cents because of the new fares.

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The New Jersey Assembly passed a measure this month to regulate ride-hailing services in the state. That measure still needs approval in the Senate.

The increase will give New Jersey the sixth-highest gas taxes in the nation, up from 49th.

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