A revised French road tolling scheme covering parts of the currently free-to-use trunk road network is to be introduced early next year – targeting international hauliers transiting the country. The original Ecotaxe was intended to cover 15,000km of non-motorway national roads, which are heavily used by freight traffic that is priced off the toll motorway network (peage) by the high costs. According to AS24, the fuel card company that is also one of six companies planning to supply the GPS […]
International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme.
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
The French government has confirmed plans to introduce a revised tolling scheme for heavy goods vehicles from the beginning of next year.