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94 special new vehicles to control the viaTOLL system
Road Transport Inspection will receive 94 special new vehicles to control the viaTOLL system. 
Different e-tolls system on A2?
Owners of the A2 highway (Konin-Świecko) are looking for their own solutions for collecting electronic road tolls. 
Construction of viaTOLL gantries accelerates
In the Silesian voivodship 11 gantries, which as of 1 July will calculate electronic road tolls on toll road sections, have already been completed. 
100 jobs for inspectors of the Road Transport Inspection
Infrastructure Minister Cezary Grabarczyk applied to the Council of Ministers for opening up a reserve for 100 jobs for inspectors specialised in controlling vehicles bound to use the viaTOLL system. 
Larger revenues from electronic toll system
The General Directorate of National Roads and Highways (GDDKiA) expects that the State Treasury revenues from the electronic road toll collection system will amount to PLN 23.6 billion in the years 2011-2018. read more ...
The government has adopted rates of electronic toll collection system
On 22 March the Council of Ministers issued a regulation on national roads or their sections, on which the toll shall be collected electronically and the rates of electronic toll payment. read more ...
Lower the toll rate for vehicles with the Euro 5
The government took a decision to lower the toll rate for the most ecological vehicles with the Euro 5 category. read more ...
Automatic toll collection on the Kraków-Katowice motorway
Modern automatic gates will be installed on the A4 motorway. They will allow charging due tolls automatically with the use of a proximity card. The investments would amount to ca. PLN 20 m. read more ...
Electronic toll collection can reduce EU subsidies
In accordance with EU regulations, the introduction of the electronic toll collection system may reduce EU subsidies on road construction in Poland. This may arise from revenues related to collection of a new electronic toll. read more ...

Road tolls in Europe

Toll types

The road toll systems used in Europe are based on electronic tolling or vignettes.

  • Countries with electronic road tolling system: Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, France, Spain
  • Countries with binding standard Eurovignette: Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • The remaining countries have their own vignette systems, such as for example Hungary, Slovenia or Bulgaria.

Electronic tolling

Below you will find out how to settle road tolls in countries that use the electronic road toll system. If you would like to ask more in this respect, please contact the DKV consultant at the e-mail address.

GERMANY

Germany is running an electronic toll collection system called Toll Collect.

It is based on the satellite technology and is valid for vehicles with a weight over 12 tonnes. It comprises motorways and selected national roads. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

AUSTRIA

Austria has adopted an electronic toll collection system called GO. Its key element is the GO Box on-board device.

The GO system is based on the microwave technology. It is valid for vehicles with a weight over 3.5 tonnes. It comprises motorways and fast traffic roads. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

THE CZECH REPUBLIC

The Czech Republic has an electronic road toll collection system called Myto CZ. Its key element is the Premid on-board device.

The Myto CZ system is based on the microwave technology. It is valid for vehicles with a weight over 12 tonnes. It comprises motorways and selected national roads. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC

The Slovak Republic has an electronic road toll collection system called Myto SK, administered by the Sky Toll operator.

The Myto system is based on the microwave technology. It is valid for vehicles with a weight over 3.5 tonnes. It comprises motorways and selected national roads. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

ITALY

Italy has an electronic road toll collection system called Telepass. Toll payments for motorway use may also be settled using the ViaCard, cash and the DKV/ViaCard common card.

The Telepass system is obligatory for all vehicles driving on Italian motorways. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the Telepass electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

As road tolls in Italy are very high, DKV has negotiated special conditions for use of toll roads by its clients. It is sufficient to join Consorzio DKV to be able to settle tolls in Italy on preferential conditions.

Driving in Italian tunnels may be settled on convenient conditions with the use of the Fréjus Card.

FRANCE

France has an electronic road toll collection system called TIS-PL. Toll payments may be settled using the DKV Box on-board device, which is also accepted in Spain.

The TIS-PL system is based on the microwave technology. It is valid for vehicles with a weight over 3.5 tonnes driving on French motorways. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

SPAIN

Spain has an electronic road toll collection system called Via T. Toll payments may be settled using the DKV Box on-board device, which is also accepted in France.

The system is binding for all vehicles driving on Spanish motorways. The toll value depends on the number of driven kilometres.

Payments may be pre-paid or post-paid – via the on-board device to the electronic toll collection system. Account settlements and invoicing of charges in both systems may be done via DKV.

SWITZERLAND

In Switzerland all trucks and semi-trailers with a total weight over 3.5 tonnes are subject to the LSVA road tax.

The tax value depends on the vehicle weight, the Euro class and the number of driven kilometres. Vehicle data have to be registered in the customs point before entering Switzerland. Mileage reading before and after entry to Switzerland is to be stated in a special form. This will allow calculation of the due charge.

Switzerland also has an electronic toll collection system based on the microwave technology. Account settlements and invoicing of the road tax in Switzerland is possible via DKV.

KRAJE BENELUKSU, DANIA I SZWECJA

The eurovignette is required for each vehicle with a weight over 12 t, which drives on motorways in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark and Sweden.

As of 2008 an electronic eurovignette has been binding. It may be ordered through the Internet for a specified number of days. As regards shorter periods, i.e. up to 7 days, the ordering person immediately receives confirmation of reservation to the e-mail address.

OTHER COUNTRIES

Here you may find further information about road toll systems in other European countries: