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Rhode Island Reviews Trucking Tolls, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:09 pm

Supermarket News In Brief…

The Rhode Island Legislature is reviewing a trucker’s toll of a maximum $20 to cross the state in any one direction from Massachusetts to Connecticut. The tolls would be applied to large commercial trucks, and the bill prohibits the extension of tolls to passenger vehicles without the approval of voters at a statewide referendum. Money raised would go to statewide bridge repairs…

Mark Gross
Mark Gross

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