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Old 04-20-2013, 02:59 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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Last fall, I read about a boycott of this road because there is no system to bill out of staters or foreign nationals. Shortfalls from these non-payments would be reimbursed by state of Texas, ie, a sweetheart deal. Do any of you know any out of staters or foreign nationals who have taken advantage of this "freebie" without consequences?
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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I have not heard about any serious boycott, people take it if they think it benefits them, otherwise they don't. I do however doubt there is any effective way to bill anyone who does not live in the state. But the numbers are probably pretty insignificant.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:35 PM
 
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Not even too sure it a large rpobelm worth investing in the enforcemnt of really. Aterall large trucks and other commercial wil pa the fine if sent ebcause tis also does not make sense not to.I mean there is also the same issue in traffic tcikets given and parking to out of staters.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:36 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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I have not heard about any serious boycott, people take it if they think it benefits them, otherwise they don't. I do however doubt there is any effective way to bill anyone who does not live in the state. But the numbers are probably pretty insignificant.
The boycott was announced on conservative talk show radio in San Antonio. I doubt that Texas sheeple would pay any heed to it. With all of the out of staters and foreign nationals here, there has to be some freebie going on.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:43 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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Not even too sure it a large rpobelm worth investing in the enforcemnt of really. Aterall large trucks and other commercial wil pa the fine if sent ebcause tis also does not make sense not to.I mean there is also the same issue in traffic tcikets given and parking to out of staters.
Agreed. I had plenty of those calif parking tickets when I had Texas plates. As I recall, some of them sent notices to my Texas address, but ONLy the parking ticket nazi city of west Hollywood gave it to a collection agency to hassle me and put it on my credit report. Calif had no power to enforce the parking ticket violations if I wasn't re-registering my calif plates.
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Old 04-20-2013, 06:30 PM
 
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I hope the state buys the road if the holding company goes into bankruptcy. Make it free or near free and you might actually help with 35 traffic.
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