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Updated information and notices related to the Electronic Toll System
07. 01. 2021 |
Investment in the new toll system has paid off: the government collected over CZK 11.5 billion in tolls last year, up 5.24 % year-on-year
The generational replacement of the toll system for lorries was a good investment for the government. Compared to the original microwave technology, the Czech Republic saved almost CZK 1 billion on the operating cost of the electronic toll system last year. In addition, toll revenues increased by CZK 573 million year-on-year, despite the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the entire European transport sector.
17. 12. 2020 |
Upcoming changes in toll payment for carriers as of 1 January 2021: the crucial thing for drivers is the introduction of rates for 5 or more axles
As of 1 January 2021, based on an amendment to Regulation of the Government 240/2014 Coll. and Decree No. 470/2012 Coll., several important changes in the electronic toll system for vehicles over 3.5 tons will come into effect. Among other things, toll rates, the amount of discounts and several other parameters will change. The network of toll roads will be extended by two newly opened motorway sections.
01. 12. 2020 |
CzechToll satellite toll system celebrates the first anniversary since its launch: it recorded 950 million toll transactions, for each the government saved one crown
Exactly a year ago, a satellite toll system for vehicles with a maximum permissible weight of over 3.5 tons was successfully launched. Thanks to massive measures, the world's first generational replacement of the toll system took place without major traffic complications and without any downtime in toll collection. The Czech Republic saved approximately 1 billion crowns in operation over the period of 12 months.
17. 09. 2020 |
The toll system discovered 135,000 offences in the first half of the year: drivers from Spain and the Czech Republic are the most frequent offenders, carriers from Slovakia are exemplary
During the first half of this year, the new toll system revealed a total of 135,000 toll incidents (violations of rules by carriers). The most common offence committed by drivers is an incorrectly set number of axles, driving an unregistered vehicle or an insufficient credit in the prepay toll mode. On weekdays, the new toll system checks up to 250,000 trucks and buses per day.
09. 07. 2020 |
For the first half of the year CzechToll collected CZK 5.496 billion in tolls
In June 2020 carriers paid the total amount of CZK 977.99 million for driving on toll roads. It represented an increase of 6.85% compared to the same period of 2019. The year-on-year growth in collected tolls was brought about by two extra working days compared to 2019, a revival of transit freight traffic through the Czech Republic and revenues from newly charged 1st category roads.