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The Oregon Department of Transportation is conducting the first program in the U.S. to test the efficacy of a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax. Using a system called MyOreGo, 5,000 volunteer drivers will have the option to track mileage using GPS or use odometer readings. The volunteer drivers will be charged 1.5 cents per mile driven on public roads, and will be offered a tax credit as reimbursement for the state gas tax.