• Minister of transport spoke about the support of the "Plato" German colleagues

  • The transport Ministry of Germany has supported the development of the Russian system of charging trucks weighing over 12 tons "Plato" in accordance with international trends. Reports RIA Novosti, told reporters the Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov at the meeting with German counterpart Aleksander Dorrington in Leipzig.

    According to Sokolov, a similar system had long been introduced not only in Germany but also in most countries of the European Union. It demonstrated the possibilities that can give satellite navigation to improve logistics of this business.

    "Was expressed, and committed initiative on the part of our colleagues support that Russia complies with these international trends, develops a similar system, including raised questions about the next step in the development of weight and dimensional control, which, on behalf of the government, should be implemented by 2020," the Minister said.

    "And, in General, checking the clock, found that work in the same trend," — said the Minister.

    While Sokolov expressed the hope that next year the transport Ministry will take concrete steps to develop the system and sign agreements, "which will allow eventually to install about 400 frames on our Federal roads".

    The international transport forum held in Leipzig from 31 may to 2 June.

    The "Plato" earned in November of 2015 in test mode, and from April 15, last year, the registration became compulsory for all heavy vehicles. The funds collected go to the Federal road Fund, which also finances regional projects for the repair and construction of trails.


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