Just looked at the fine print of my car insurance bill from State Farm. Each year, per car, I must pay a $5 “New York Law Enforcement Fee.” I still do not know what it is for. I’d love to see a comprehensive list of all the taxes and fees that governments extract directly or indirectly from the automobile. Do you really think elected officials want us to forgo our cars and use mass transit when the golden goose is parked in every single yard in America?
Here is a start: