The Fourth Power Rule – Cyclelicious – cyclelicio.us
Richard Masoner 25 February, 2014
Discussion about fees and taxes for bicycles so that we cyclists “pay our fair share” often turn to mentions of the “Fourth Power Rule.” What is this mysterious Fourth Power Rule?
Back in the 1950s and 1960s, highway engineers researched damage done to road beds and road surfaces for the purposes of allocating who should pay how much into the various road maintenance funds. The American Association of State Highway Ofﬁcials (AASHO; they added Transportation to their organization name during the 1973 OPEC oil embargo)