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Enforcement pillars to check truck toll on federal trunk roads

On 13 October 2016, the first enforcement pillar will be set up in in Sarstedt near Hildesheim (Germany) on the B6. As part of the technical preparation of the toll system for the planned expansion of the toll requirement on 40,000 kilometres of federal trunk roads from 2018, Toll Collect will initially set up an enforcement pillar for testing purposes in every federal state by the end of the year. ...more

Toll Collect to provide information about the truck toll at IAA Commercial Vehicles

Toll Collect to provide information about the truck toll at IAA Commercial Vehicles trade fair. Visitors can direct their questions to staff of the toll operator in hall 12, booth C32. ...more

The millionth On-Board Unit for truck toll has been installed

The millionth On-Board Unit (OBU) was installed today. The vehicle in which the millionth OBU will automatically collect truck toll in future comes from MAN Financial Services – Rental. ...more

Customer portal with new functions

Numerous new services are now available in the Toll Collect customer portal. New customers can register directly online. Changes of address and the registration and deregistration of vehicles are simple and possible at any time. ...more

Toll Collect takes stock

Since the beginning of the toll requirement for trucks in Germany on 1 January 2005, Toll Collect has collected a total of over 44 billion euros for the German Government. The stable and reliable toll system, which has been in use for eleven years, thereby contributes significantly to financing the road infrastructure. ...more

100,000 vehicles use TOLL2GO

The 100,000th vehicle for TOLL2GO, the German-Austrian toll service, was registered today. In September 2015, ASFINAG, the Austrian toll operator, and Toll Collect GmbH, who are responsible for toll collection in Germany, extended their successful cooperation, which began in 2011, by a further three years. ...more

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Toll on vehicles of 7.5 tonnes or more introduced as planned

Vehicles with a weight of 7.5 tonnes or more must also now pay a toll charge. Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt experienced the planned extension of the toll requirement for himself last night following a visit to the toll operator Toll Collect in Berlin. Only trucks with a weight of 12 tonnes or higher were required to pay a toll on motorways and selected federal trunk roads up to now. ...more

Toll rates with two additional axle classes from 1 October 2015

The four axle classes valid from 1 October can now be booked at around 3,600 toll station terminals and on the Internet. The legislator decided to extend the axle classes from two to four (2, 3, 4, 5 and more axles) in May 2015. ...more

Caution drivers! Check your OBU settings

As of 1 October, drivers of trucks with a gross vehicle weight of less than 7.5 tonnes will need to check whether the integrated On-Board Unit (OBU) is correctly set for toll collection purposes. ...more

Cross-system TOLL2GO toll service extended

ASFINAG and Toll Collect, the toll operators in Austria and Germany, have extended their cooperation by a further three years. The Toll Collect on-board units have been used to collect tolls in Austria since 2011. ...more

50 days until start on 1 October 2015

Only 50 days until the start of the toll requirement for vehicles and vehicle combinations with a gross vehicle weight of 7.5 tonnes or more. Companies whose trucks are subject to the toll as of 1 October 2015 should register with Toll Collect during the summer and then have an On-Board Unit (OBU) fitted to automatically log on to the toll system. ...more

90 days until the start of the toll requirement for medium-weight trucks

Only 90 days until the start of the toll requirement for vehicles and vehicle combinations with a gross vehicle weight of 7.5 tonnes or more. Companies whose trucks shall be subject to toll as of 1 October 2015 should register with Toll Collect during the summer and then have an On-Board Unit (OBU) fitted for automatic log-on to the toll system. ...more

Toll on federal trunk roads successfully started

Today at exactly midnight, toll collection began on a further 1,100 kilometres of federal trunk roads in Germany. During the first hours of the day, 800,000 kilometres were recorded and invoiced. ...more

Truck tolls on additional federal trunk roads: Log-on via terminals and internet starting from 28 June 2015

As of Sunday, 28 June 2015, the route sections of the federal trunk roads which are subject to toll as of 1 July 2015 can be booked via the internet and at around 3,600 toll station terminals. In general, a toll ticket can be purchased over the so-called manual log-on system three days before the journey commences. ...more

Toll Collect website more customer-friendly

Starting today, transport companies will find new functional features on the Toll Collect website. These easy-to-use options save time and help lower costs. ...more

Toll Collect marks ten years of truck toll services: Reliable operation since roll-out on 01 January 2005

Since the rollout of the truck toll system in Germany on 01 January 2005, Toll Collect has taken in a total of €39 billion for the federal government. On average, some €18 million flow into the federal treasury per day. Annual truck toll revenues amount to around €4.5 billion. Operating smoothly and reliably for the past ten years, the truck toll system is a significant source of income for financing German roads. ...more

Truck toll in Germany: Rate change successfully implemented

The new toll rates for trucks in Germany with a gross vehicle weight of 12 tonnes or more start today at 00:00h. ...more

Toll operator agreement with Toll Collect extended to 2018

Toll Collect will collect truck tolls on German motorways and selected four-lane federal trunk roads until the end of August 2018. ...more

Conscientious data protection in the truck toll system

Since the truck toll system was launched in January 2005, the journey and control data of the truck toll system has been successfully protected from third-party access. ...more

New service: Online search function for toll station terminals and service partners

Toll Collect has adapted its search function for toll station terminals and service partners so it can be used on mobile devices. ...more

TOLL2GO interoperable toll service marks three successful years

The transnational, cross-system TOLL2GO service has been on the market for three years. This service is currently being used by 6,450 companies and 80,600 vehicles from Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Poland, Spain, Hungary and Slovakia. ...more

Toll Collect launches TOLL-EasyChange service

TOLL-EasyChange is the new Toll Collect service that now makes it possible to change vehicle data via wireless mobile communications. Data is transmitted directly to the On-Board Units. ...more

Truck toll generates €35 billion since system launch

Since the truck toll started on 1 January 2005, Toll Collect has transferred approximately €35 billion in tolling income to the federal government. ...more

Vehicle registration is now available online!

Companies registered with Toll Collect can now register their vehicles online. ...more

Powerful platform for toll operation: New Bosch On-Board Unit with higher storage capacity for the truck toll

New Bosch On-Board Units introduced in January 2013. Nearly 26,000 new units have already been installed. The new OBU offers much more storage capacity and will gradually replace older OBU models in the coming year. ...more

Truck Toll in Germany operating reliably

Toll Collect has paid around EUR 30 billion to the German treasury over the last eight years. Over the same period, Toll Collect reduced costs and expanded the system. ...more

TOLL2GO celebrates its first anniversary, toll service used by 50,000 vehicles

The new TOLL2GO cross-system, transnational toll service for Austria and Germany is currently used by 50,000 vehicles operated by 4,000 transport and logistics companies. ...more

Current state of the truck toll system in Germany

Some 147,000 German and international logistics companies and nearly 942,000 trucks are registered with Toll Collect. Two-thirds of these vehicles are equipped with an OBU. ...more

Truck tolls on selected four-lane federal roads starts according to plan

A truck toll came into effect on some federal roads in Germany today at midnight. Minister of Transport Dr. Peter Ramsauer launched the new system. ...more

Truck toll on some four-lane federal roads starts in August 2012

Toll collection on federal roads starts on 1 August. No need for logistics companies with On-Board Units installed in their vehicles to take any further action ...more

Toll Collect presents certificates to the top Service Partners

Toll Collect will be presenting certificates for 2012 to the top Service Partners in the coming weeks. The coveted award will be presented to 31 of the service centres for the third consecutive year. ...more

Toll Collect to handle truck toll charging on four-lane federal roads

The start date is slated for 1 August 2012 ...more

New TOLL2GO service successful

The new TOLL2GO transnational, cross-system toll service for Austria and Germany is already being used by 30,000 vehicles. ...more

700,000 On-Board Units for automatic toll collection installed

The German truck toll system now has 700,000 On-Board Units (OBUs) for automatic toll collection in operation. ...more

Toll Collect closes successful 2010/2011 business year

Toll Collect successfully completed the 2010/2011 business year. From the beginning of toll collection in 2005 to the end of the fiscal year on 31 August 2011, Toll Collect has contributed more than €24 billion to the German federal budget. ...more

New cross-system TOLL2GO service starts on 1 September 2011

Toll collection in Austria and Germany possible with Toll Collect On-Board Unit ...more

Data Protection Dialogue

Toll Collect opens data protection exhibition ...more

Truck toll in Germany marks six years

Annual operating costs for toll collection system: 11.5% ...more

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