Cabinet has extended the preferential rate for large trucks in the system “Platon” after March 1,

Cabinet has extended the preferential rate for large trucks in the system “Platon” after March 1,

MOSCOW, February 29. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree that extended the grace period for payment of trucks in the system “Platon” after March 1, 2016.

Relevant document published on the government website.

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“The period of use factor of 0.41 when calculating the amount of payment on account of compensation of harm, caused to the automobile roads of Federal value by vehicles with a permissible maximum mass exceeding 12 tonnes, has been extended to special decision”, specified in the explanatory note to the document.

In addition, the resolution says that until 30 June 2017 to the amount of the fee will not apply annual indexation in accordance with the actual change in the consumer price index. Beginning July 1, 2017, annual indexation will be calculated based on the actual changes of consumer price index from November 15, 2015.

About “Plato”

System “Platon”, providing the toll for trucks with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 tonnes for travel on Federal highways, are available from 15 November. Until March 1, 2016 the applicable fee set at the amount of 1.53 rubles for each kilometer.

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Earlier it was planned that from 1 March 2016 to 31 December 2018 inclusive rate will rise to 3.06 rubles./km, and from 2019 will be installed on the previously agreed level in 3,73 RUB/km.

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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