Hauliers block the borders again

They disagree with the proposals submitted by the ministries.

Stanislav Skala, member of UNASStanislav Skala, member of UNAS (Source: SITA)

Border crossings in Slovakia are blocked for haulage again.

The Union of Slovakia's Road Hauliers (UNAS) resurrected their protest on the morning of January 28, claiming that they failed to make a deal with the government over their main demands concerning the reduction of the road tax and toll system.

UNAS stressed that they will not block passenger transport and will also free the road for emergency vehicles.

“We are asking fellow citizens for understanding and support,” UNAS wrote on Facebook.

Counting the consequences

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UNAS is still awaiting the answer from the Transport Ministry over its proposals. If they fail to agree, it is ready to start a strike.

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