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E-tolls fetched nearly €160 million

THE ELECTRONIC toll scheme, which targets motor vehicles above 3.5 tonnes on tolled roads in Slovakia, fetched €159 million in total in 2013, up 2.3 percent y/y, the toll company SkyToll reported as cited by the TASR newswire.

THE ELECTRONIC toll scheme, which targets motor vehicles above 3.5 tonnes on tolled roads in Slovakia, fetched €159 million in total in 2013, up 2.3 percent y/y, the toll company SkyToll reported as cited by the TASR newswire.

Carriers paid total tolls of nearly €105 million for driving on selected highways and dual carriageways while the rest accounted for driving on first-category roads.

Among foreign carriers, Poles paid the most, then Czechs, followed by Hungarian drivers. Foreign carriers paid 43.3 percent of the tolls collected.

The Slovak electronic toll system has been in effect since the beginning of 2010.

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