Monday, July 21, 2014

VIDEOS. HGV toll: the state could enter the capital of … – Le Parisien

<- Length: 0.028217077255249 sec -> The device of the environmental tax will be replaced by 1 January 2015 by a “toll transit heavyweights” for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, says this Sunday “Ouest-France”. The information was confirmed Sunday morning by Matignon has also indicated that the State could enter the capital of Ecomouv, the company in charge of collecting the eco-tax. <- pubComplementsArt ->
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“For the implementation of the toll transit, it will be appealed to the company Ecomouv whose technical and operational infrastructure already exists, and which will be amendments “to the contract, said the Prime Minister in a speech at a political movement in Trebes (Aude). “To ensure better control, the Government will engage with Ecomouv which may rise to a capital company by going public power,” he has said. Ecomouv The company is a subsidiary of the Italian motorway company Autostrade.

The new device is targeted at “great transit routes, which carry a traffic of more than 2,500 heavy weight per day” and representing 4,000 km ( instead of 15,000 originally) the national road network and some alternative routes departmental (Alsace, Paris ring, stretch of Central Europe-Atlantic route). Vehicles and agricultural equipment, vehicles dedicated to milk collection, fairground and circus vehicles will be exempt from the toll.

In the West, where the protest movement Red Caps led the government to suspend the environmental tax, only the axis Saint-Lô – Nantes via Rennes will be affected by the new toll, the newspaper, which publishes map of the new device

Between. 550 and 560 million in revenue per year

“The trucks will be equipped with a GPS that will calculate the number of kilometers traveled and charge accordingly,” the newspaper. The scale is based on a flexible modular average, 13 cents per km, depending on the mileage, the level of pollution and the number of axles of trucks. Three months of technical break is planned before the entry into force of the new device. The expected gross receipts would be around 550 to 560 million euros, allocated to the funding agency of transport infrastructure of France (AFITF).

The technical details of payment for carriers remain to be clarified, but the toll of transit trucks could enter into force on 1 January 2015, finally says “Ouest-France.”

contract with Ecomouv discussed again

 The environmental levy heavy weight should be applied as early as 2011, but this date has ceased to be postponed for technical reasons. Former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault finally announced last October his suspension against the opposition movement came from Britain, which is spreading in other regions.

In his arrival at the head of the Department of Ecology in April, Ségolène Royal had pleaded for a “rethinking” of the environmental tax, pending the outcome of the parliamentary commission on the subject. On Wednesday, the Minister announced that the arbitration would be known next week.

However, the new device and the new network will be translated into an amendment to the bill supplementary budget in 2014, the examination begins Monday at the National Assembly. For the implementation of the new system, the contract with the company Ecomouv, which has been suspended, will be “discussed again on this new basis,” according to the source close to Matignon.

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