Spain’s motorway tolls increased by 7.5%

Drivers face higher charges
Drivers face higher charges

Public motorway tolls have gone up by 7.5% with immediate effect and it is set to increase even more when the IVA/VAT rate is put in place on 1 September.

The move follows the government’s decision to reduce the subsidies granted to the motorway concessionaries.

In particular the AP-7, which runs from Cataluna down the Mediterranean coast, the AP-2 and C-33 will be affected.

Joana Ortega, Deputy President of theCataloniagovernment has criticised the decisions.

“Every Friday (After the cabinet meeting inMadrid) there are new measures which punish Catalonia and go against what the country needs,” he said.

Article source: The Olive Press