PERM, November 24. The bill, allowing to debug the implementation of the system “Platon” (the charging of heavy vehicles for travel on Federal highways – approx. ed.), willing and in the state Duma. This was reported to journalists Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
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“In the state Duma prepared the bill, which provides significant reduction in the level of fines in order to accompany the introduction of the system (“Plato” – approx. ed.) the workload was reasonable,” said the official.
As previously reported, the Federal road Fund from the start of the tolling system with bolshegruzov for travel on Federal highways received 366 million rubles, reported on 24 November, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.
System “Platon”, providing the toll for heavy vehicles with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 t for travel on Federal highways is available from 15th November. Until March 1, 2016, trucks to pay 1,53 Euro for every kilometer, in the future, the rate will increase. The funds collected by the vehicle, proceed to the Federal road Fund will be allocated as grants on the Federal and regional road projects, including those that are implemented on the PPP principles.
According to Rosavtodor, in the “Plato” registered more than 70 thousand of transport companies and entrepreneurs with a total fleet size of more than 600 thousand cars (60% of vehicles weighing over 12 tonnes operating in the market of automobile cargo transportation).