Pay-Per-Mile Tax in Our Future?

 A controversial plan being pondered by federal and state officials to generate funding for America's cash-strapped highway system might soon see motorists being taxed per mile driven.

America's road planners, according to a Los Angeles Times report, want to introduce a new tax bill that will utilize a little black box placed under the dashboard of vehicles to track the number of miles driven by each motorist then calculate the tax burden based on that usage.

The idea is being heavily pushed by bureaucrats because America's Highway Trust Fund, financed with taxes paid at the gas pump, is broke accord to the Times.