Saturday, December 9, 2023


Georgia axes motor fuel taxes; save $$$ at the pump

Georgia has axed motor fuel taxes. True enough, through the end of November, motorists won’t pay tax on gasoline or diesel. The move, says the state’s governor, is “due to ongoing high prices and uncertain economic conditions caused by failed policies coming out of Washington, D.C.”

35 cents off on diesel, a little less on gasoline

Governor Brian P. Kemp has issued an executive order that declares a State of Emergency, erasing motor fuel tax. It means diesel fuel buyers will save 35 cents a gallon on purchases. Gassers will save 31.2 cents per gallon purchased.

It’s not the first time that Georgia has axed motor fuel taxes. The Governor first suspended fuel taxes in September, and renewed that order in October.

For more news and information on Georgia, click here.


Russ and Tiña De Maris
Russ and Tiña De Maris
Russ and Tiña went from childhood tent camping to RVing in the 1980s when the ground got too hard. They've been tutored in the ways of RVing (and RV repair) by a series of rigs, from truck campers, to a fifth-wheel, and several travel trailers. In addition to writing scores of articles on RVing topics, they've also taught college classes for folks new to RVing. They authored the book, RV Boondocking Basics.



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PJ Forbes (@guest_262054)
20 days ago

This is a really bad idea, and false economy. In most states, the fuel tax is earmarked for highway maintenance, so that not collecting it means fewer potholes fixed, etc., which means more tire and suspension damage, more accidents, and more delays.

Gary W. (@guest_262015)
20 days ago

How does a governor suspend a federal gas tax?

Michael Gardner (@guest_261694)
21 days ago

Fuel prices have been headed down all year. Can’t you realize that is nothing more than a political stunt?

JOHN R. WILKINS (@guest_261334)
25 days ago

We noticed the price of diesel and gas lower in Georgia, than anywhere else on our way from FL back to NJ this past week.

Diane McGovern
24 days ago

Hi, John. Sorry, I just noticed that our sometimes over-zealous spam filter put your comment into the spam folder. Sheesh! Sorry about that. Have a good night. 😀 –Diane at

Neal Davis (@guest_261328)
25 days ago

Well. Thank you, Russ and Tina! I guess we’ll mosey down the road a piece and buy gasoline in Georgia. Thankfully, we are not far from the state line with Georgia. 🙂

Split Shaft (@guest_261317)
25 days ago

While taxes should never ever be higher than necessary or used for purposes they were not collected for; stopping tax collection fixes nothing. In the long run, if fuel taxes are used for road maintenance, expect to spend more for tires and vehicle repairs. And if tax collection can be stopped for one month out of the year without consequences, then taxes are too high.

Alan Utzig (@guest_261311)
25 days ago

I wish we could get California governor to do the same thing. There have been bills in the state legislature to do the same thing, but all have been turned down. They have even seen fit to raise the gasoline tax.

Tommy Molnar (@guest_261318)
25 days ago
Reply to  Alan Utzig

I’m surprised Newsome hasn’t tried to levy an “air tax” so he can collect on your every breath! I moved out of there in 88 and avoid even visiting whenever possible. My son still lives there.

Tony B Ivie (@guest_261310)
25 days ago

Best governor we have ever had.

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