January 7, 2011, 6am PST
By charging drivers for each mile they travel, rather than a fixed amount, pay-as-you-drive insurance could cut driving by eight percent nationally, or more than eleven percent in New York State, says a Brookings Institution report.
January 6, 2010, 11am PST
Transportation officials in Texas are recommending a fresh look at the prospect of taxing the state's drivers by the mile.
October 21, 2009, 7am PDT
California has finally begun to encourage insurance companies to offer "pay as you drive" (PAYD) insurance policies. The Natural Resources Defense Council says it's a half baked policy.
May 14, 2009, 7am PDT
Washington's top transportation official has indicated support for the idea of beefing up transportation funds by taxing drivers by the mile.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
August 31, 2008, 11am PDT
The State of California is considering a plan to allow pay-as-you-drive car insurance plans. Many hope the move will encourage less driving.