At a time when government spending is under intense scrutiny, and large portions of the American populous is up in arms over how their tax dollars are spent, it appears as though one thing the majority can agree upon is how traffic accidents are paid for.

According to the results of a Harris Interactive poll, conducted by telephone for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) from January 12 to 16, 76% of Americans polled believe their taxes cover the time and services provided by emergency response providers following an accident. Because of this, they believe additional accident response fees charged by local governments are unnecessary.

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