Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson spoke out on Tuesday about a proposed “crash tax” to help bring revenue to Sacramento. 

The tax would charge the at-fault driver in a crash for the cost of emergency services. Costs would start at $432 and go as high as $2,200.

From the Sacramento Bee:

At a morning news conference Tuesday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said he’s opposed to a proposed “crash tax” that the City Council is scheduled to vote on tonight.

If adopted, the ordinance would charge drivers who cause automobile accidents in the city limits that require a fire department response.

Unlike the original version of the ordinance, the statute would apply not only to those who live outside the city, but to city residents as well.

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