The government has increased vehicle tolling and licensing fees with effect from today, Friday, 20 November 2020. The new tariffs are contained in the latest Government Gazette.
According to a report by The Herald, tolling fees for light motor vehicles that fall under class one will now pay $120 up from $45 and class two vehicles will now pay $180 reviewed from $80.
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Buses, which are class three vehicles, are now paying $240 up from $90.
Heavy vehicles (class four) that were paying $115 are now required to pay $300 while haulage trucks (class five) now pay $590 up from $225.
Class seven, which is the residential discount for people living near a tollgate and who frequently pass through the facility, is now $600 up from $250.
Meanwhile, vehicle licensing fees have been raised from $750 to $1 800 for light motor vehicles and vehicles with a net mass of 10 750kg and above will now have to pay $30 000 up from $11,250.