Russia's road toll system in trouble

RUSSIA / FSU POLITICS - In Brief 11 Jan 2019 by Alex Teddy

Russia's road toll system is facing difficulty. It is called Platon and was launched in 2015. It involves collecting tolls from vehicles over 12 tons that use federal highways. Truck drivers have it and have blocked roads to weight stations and have impeded construction. Platon is still incomplete. According to the draft agreement if the protests incur costs for Platon (owned by RTITS and Rostec) these will be covered by the state.

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