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German government approves controversial tolwet well

German government approves controversial tolwet well

The German government Wednesday agreed with a renewed tolwet. The toll is controversial because drivers from neighbouring countries, including the Netherlands, have to pay for the motorways, while German users the money via the taxes to get it back.

The law is by the German Verkeersminister Alexander Dobrindt adapted to EU requirements.

Motorists should from 2019 tolls to pay on German motorways. The height of the toll is between 2.50 and 25 euro. The German government receives through the levy is expected to annually 524 million euros.

The German parliament, should the cabinet’s decision still approve. Wednesday afternoon, the neighbouring countries of Germany in Brussels, informed about the decision.

The Verkeersminister of Austria has been angry reaction to the German decision. From the Netherlands is still no response came. Had the ANWB in december 2016 has already been said against the introduction of the German toll.

Non-German motorists the dupe of adopted tolwet

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