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Higher Tolls for Trucks Likely

Published: October 15, 2010; 16:32 · (Vindobona)

Higher toll rates in the EU countries are likely due to noise, air and traffic disturbances.

Higher Tolls for Trucks Likely / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The Council of the European Union has finally decided on the policy, after years of discussion. Now Parliamentary approval is required. The policy of the EU transport ministers states that trucks over 12 tons will have to pay additionally for air pollution, noise and congestion costs in order to use Europe's motorways. Individual countries are also authorized to include vehicles over…

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