EU takes Germany to court over planned road toll

EU takes Germany to court over planned road toll

The European Commission referred Germany on Thursday to the European Court of Justice over a planned road toll that it says discriminates against foreign drivers.
Germany's parliament approved a law last year to introduce a road charging system that would have granted vehicles registered in Germany a corresponding deduction from their annual vehicle tax.
The system was set to have started this year but was postponed after Brussels challenged it on the grounds that foreign drivers would have to pay the toll with no compensation.
Under the plan, approved by the German parliament in March... read more

29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters

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