The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a dispute about
how the state of Oregon taxes heavy trucks.
That means the Oregon law will stand. It allows intrastate
haulers to pay a flat tax fee – while interstate haulers pay based on weight
The American Trucking Association had challenged the law in
court arguing that it discriminates against interstate truckers by giving
breaks to local haulers of wood, sand and gravel.
But the Oregon Supreme Court ruled there was no evidence of