The worth of the annual vignette from January 1 subsequent yr might be BGN 10 decrease. Drivers can pay BGN 87 as a substitute of the present price of BGN 97. That is said in a draft of the brand new tolls for the nationwide highway community, printed for public dialogue.
The worth of the remaining vignettes for automobiles may even be lowered – for a weekend vignette you’ll pay BGN 9, for a weekly vignette – BGN 13, for a month-to-month vignette – BGN 27, and for a quarterly – BGN 48.
Among the many proposals are an replace of the quantity of tolls for highway automobiles over 3.5 tons and tolls for second class roads, that are presently included within the scope of the toll system, however are charged at zero cents. The change is anticipated to take impact in July this yr.
It’s proposed that vans pay a toll of between 4 and 43 stotinki relying on the kind of automotive and sophistication of highway. Automobiles between 3.5 and 12 tons can pay between 4 and seven stotinki per kilometer on second-class roads. They’ll pay between 6 and 9 stotinki for crossing them on first-class roads, and between 10 and 13 stotinki for the freeway.
Automobiles over 12 tons, which have 2 or 3 axles, in response to their eco-category, can pay between 19 and 23 stotinki for a second-class highway. The cost for crossing the primary class highway might be between 22 and 25 stotinki, and on the freeway – between 26 and 30 stotinki.
For automobiles over 12 tons with 4 extra axles, the value per kilometer is within the vary of 29 stotinki for a second-class highway for a automobile class EURO VI, EEV and 43 stotinki for classes EURO 0, I, II when touring on the freeway.
In line with the class of the automobile and the category of the highway, buses between 3.5 and 12 tons can pay between 2 and eight stotinki per kilometer, and people weighing over 12 tons – between 3 and 9 st./km.
The quantity of the utmost toll can also be modified relying on the environmental class of the automobiles.
In line with the regional ministry, presently the primary income for the upkeep of nationwide roads within the nation – 63%, is shaped by vignette charges for automobiles. Their affect on the highway floor is considerably lower than that of highway automobiles over 3.5 tons, which type solely 37% of revenues. With the brand new tariffs, the whole revenues from the toll system are anticipated to succeed in BGN 520 million in 2023 (in comparison with BGN 430 million in 2021). Calculations present that revenues from tolls might be about 3 occasions increased than these from vignettes.