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March 31, 2014 7:59 PM

Road Worrier: NCDOT asked to consider taxing drivers by the mile

A state Board of Transportation committee will hear a recommendation this week for a pilot study of a plan that could raise $495 million a year by taxing drivers one-half cent for every mile. North Carolina leaders are trying to identify a dependable source of transportation revenue that will keep pace with the needs of a fast-growing state.

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