Sae Transactions Volume 9, PT. 2

Sae Transactions Volume 9, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...on valuation, and possibly the large, luxurious cars were made to pay it. Eventually the taxes fall on everybody; it makes no difference who pays them; we all pay them in the end. Cha1rman Z1mmersch1ed: --While the points made by Mr. Lloyd are very good, he has brought in perhaps more of what is desirable from the legislative point of view than what this body should take into consideration. What we must do is to furnish an accurate engineering formula and then let the legislators tack on the legal and economic features of a taxation statute. A. P. Brush: --Would it be within the province of the Society to help to avoid futile and inadvisable legislation, by making up what we believe to be the most accurate possible expression of the road destructive effects of the different classes of self-propelled vehicles, appointing a committee for the purpose of submitting to the Society such a formula in its most workable form? C. T. Myers: --I move that a committee of the Society take this matter under advisement and report what they consider an equitable engineering basis for submission to the various legislatures, for the taxation of vehicles. (The motion was seconded.) Cha1rman Z1mmersch1ed: --We are starting on a broad subject and just what we want to do should be understood very clearly before we go too far. A. P. Brush: --I suggest that we confine ourselves to an attempt to originate a formula which will deal not with the ethics of the case, but solely with the probable average, relative road destructive effect of the different classes of vehicle. That is something within the bounds of accomplishment, and about as far as the Society ought to attempt to go.. If we go further, we will get into discussions that will reduce the value of what we m
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651936
  • 9781236651938