Nailing the Cheats

Fuel taxes are used to construct and maintain roads and bridges in addition to helping fund mass transit projects. In 2014, these taxes amounted to more than $80 billion. That revenue could be even greater, if taxation agencies can find a way to put an end to fuel tax evasion. This article describes a research effort at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to use various technologies to prevent adulteration by nontaxed liquids and to track the movement of tankers to ensure the proper delivery location.


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  • Accession Number: 01603052
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 1 2016 12:45PM