Kentucky Senator Looking To Get Electric Cars On The Road

One Kentucky lawmaker is doing his part to help with high gas prices by offering up legislation that would put electric cars on the road.

Kentucky Senator Gary Tapp from Shelbyville says he intends to sponsor the bill in the next General Assembly that would allow low speed electric cars on certain Kentucky roads. Right now the cars are classified in the off road category when registered. Governor Steve Beshear has also shown some support for the measure.


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  • by Reality Location: Kentucky on Jul 7, 2008 at 09:42 AM
    Gosh, this will surely solve Eastern Kentucky's energy problems.
  • by William Location: seky on Jul 7, 2008 at 05:08 AM
    really now with the worlds population almost seven billion is it possible that each person On earth can have two cars in a garage? and even electric cars has to be charged to run that takes energy as well has to come from somewhere that would dim all the Christmas lights on the block now wouldn't it? just plant gardens and stay close to home and study medicine and health marry the girl next door, airplanes and cars are not natural people don't need to travel unless its a emergency look up the blue sky look around at the green trees, look down the beautiful flowers and lakes and rivers birds rabbits deer its heaven all around you who needs a vacation? I don't want to see Paris I don't need to see Niagara Falls I have seen pictures take time to get to know the person next to you , you may discover a new world with patience in another's eyes.
  • by ghettochip Location: richmond on Jul 6, 2008 at 08:04 PM
    FINALLY, someone in KY is showing some brains. Let's get those state SUV's and police gas guzzlers off the road, too. They were good for border patrol in mountainous areas and around the Mexican border, but really....why are they needed in Central KY? Eastern KY - yes, I understand. And with the air conditioner running? You know that those parked troopers are sitting there in their cool cars, running up higher gas prices with ZERO miles to the gallon. Yes, to the electric cars! Who Killed the Electric Car? Have you watched that film? You should.

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