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Subject:  Houston suburb imposes 'Crash Tax' on drivers Date:  2/23/2013  7:30 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  1861927 of 2210246

One of Houston's more Tea-Bag savvy precincts, Missouri City, wants to impose up to a $2,000 charge on drivers involved in auto accidents within it's borders.

A Houston suburb plans to tax drivers up to $2,000 for getting into accidents.

Missouri City, Texas, will impose what's being called a "crash tax" on drivers that are at fault in accidents in order to pay for the cost of first responders, KHOU 11 reports. The fine will range from $500 to $2,000 depending on the severity of the crash.


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