German toll?

September 2014

German toll?

The announcement of Germany’s intention to introduce a toll in 2016 for all vehicles on German roads has provoked a barrage of criticism from neighbouring countries, notably with respect to the Meuse-Rhine Euregio, Alsace and the Regio Pamina Eurodistrict.

The latter has stressed in a press release that this tax “constitutes a threat for the daily lives of people living in border regions and the development of cross-border cooperation”. Following these reactions, the Minister-President of the German-speaking community stated in late August that “Germany says it is ready to discuss its toll plan”.

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