MOSCOW, February 20. Federal road Agency (Rosavtodor) does not record decrease in traffic of heavy trucks using the system “Platon”, reported the press service of the Ministry.
A tax deduction for users of the system “Plato” will be operational from the 2nd half
“Assessment of the traffic movement of trucks on Federal highways shows the average daily norm for February and even exceed the pre-holiday days,” says the Agency.
Messages about the strike
Earlier in some mass media there was information about strikes by truckers February 20. Drivers claim that has suspended work in 45 regions in protest because of the system of collection of a fare trucks on Federal highways. The exact number of participants not reported.
Meanwhile, the company “RT-invest the Transport system” (system operator “of Plato) argue that online activity issued to the truckers 220 thousand on-Board units and number purchased during the day route card shows the regular work of the system users for the working day and the end of the working week.
“None of the official trade unions did not declare the shortages of goods that proves its stable work on the market as large transport companies and individual entrepreneurs – carriers”, – said the Agency.
System “Platon”, providing the toll for trucks with a permissible maximum mass exceeding 12 tonnes for travel on Federal highways, are available from 15 November 2015
Until March 1, 2016, the fee set at the amount of 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 projects implemented on a public-private partnership.
While the system works only with the use of a pre-payment of travel along the intended route.
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