The European Parliament voted on Thursday for a legislative proposal, which provides for tolling to pair fees in the future in the distance. The already adopted but not yet imported German Car toll is to be charged for certain periods of time – similar to the vignettes.
road use to better reflect the
will be shown in may 2017, the EU had proposed to the Commission the rejection of time-related toll charges-the actual road usage more accurately. The then Federal transport Minister demanded that the EU member States should have the freedom to decide on their toll-System.
The EU Parliament voted in favour to change the Commission plans a little: For trucks and heavy delivery trucks, about 2.4 tons of the distance-related toll from 2023, for vehicles such as Vans and mini-buses then from 2027. The German Car toll car according to the law for all Persons and caravans with up to 9 Seats apply. The Definition of the vehicle classes in German law and in the EU’s draft are a bit different.
Parliament will have to agree with member States to agree
Before new EU rules to be adopted in the Parliament with the member States on a compromise.
The Green MEP Michael Cramer called for in a notice: “the Federal Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer has to say goodbye to a German foreigner toll and for a fair EU-wide road toll.”
In Germany, the CSU required passenger Cars to be introduced toll in this parliamentary term, i.e. until 2021. An appointment yet. The fee is to be collected on Federal roads and highways. Domestic motorists are to be relieved in return for toll payments by means of a lower Car tax completely. Toll payers should not be recognized in taped vignettes, but an electronic license plate matching.
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