What We Invest in Our Roads & Bridges
The average Florida motorist pays $1.01 per day in highway user fees to build and maintain our state’s roads and bridges.
- 24 cents/day through the state gas tax
- 29 cents/day through the federal gas tax
- 22 cents/day through motor vehicle ownership state fees
- 27 cents/day in tolls
The average Florida household spends 5 times more per month for land line and cell phone service than it invests to build and maintain the roads and bridges we use.
Florida spends $243 a year per capita on road and bridge capital improvements. Florida ranks #26 among all U.S. states in this important category. Here’s how we compare to our neighbors:
Driving on poor roads costs the average Florida motorist $181 per year in vehicle repairs and wasted fuel.