Car toll: federal council agrees

Against the resistance of several federal states, the federal council approved the controversial CSU wish project car toll. Thus, the laws of transport minister alexander dobindt (CSU) took the last parliamentary hurde on friday and are terminated final. Start the toll in 2016, at a not mentioned date. It applies to domestic car owners on highways and federal hubs, for car drivers from abroad only on highways. Inland pay average 74 euros annual digester, depending on the gross and environmental friendliness of the car. You should get your money on a lower car tax back.

The CSU had surpassed that the red-green dominated landerkammer could stop the toll again on the last meters to enforce substantial exceptions for motorway sections in border nearby. Several influential countries – especially north rhine-westphalia, rhineland-palatinate and baden-wurttemberg – made themselves stronger to call the conciliation committee. The federal council could prevent the laws already adopted in the bundestag. Negotiations had the project, but canceled delicate.

Dobrindt praised, the toll secure long-term expansion of infrastructure. Further delays are therefore not displayed. After deduction of the system costs, the toll should contribute 300 million euros. CDU, CSU and SPD had agreed the CSU prestigious project in the coalition contract.NRW and the other critical landlords flavored economic pubes in the border regions by the submission, which burdened only the foreign riders. There is the concern that there were many riders on side tracks.

On thursday evening, however, he had already signed that for the invocation of the conciliation committee no majority was concluded. To dpa-information released vice-chancellor sigmar gabriel (SPD) personally to bring the SPD-ruled land. Previously, CSU boss horst seehofer for the case of a toll blockade unproofed with consequences for cooperation in the coalition threatened. Coordinated over two laws. The toll also requires a change in the car tax law, so that inland the money for the toll over a lower tax is fully access.