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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Tolls

Last year
# toll charges
Alternative option to toll increases will have to be found before the new year, says Tánaiste
Discussions are ongoing on how to alleviate the rising cost for commuters.
# Courts
Fines totaling €164,000 handed to 13 motorists who didn't pay M50 tolls
A fine of €25,000 was given to a commercial vehicle owner who had 216 unpaid journeys.
# M50
Tolls to increase on M50 and other motorways in line with inflation
The Port Tunnel is the only tolled route in the country that will not be affected by the increase in January.
# Cost of Living
Govt won't be dropping motorway tolls as part of its plan to tackle the cost-of-living surge
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says he is not a fan of tolls but they do help pay for road infrastructure.
A spokesperson for Minister Eamon Ryan has confirmed that there are no plans to reduce toll charges despite commuters facing crippling price hikes in fuel, reports Christina Finn.
Some in Govt circles say they are open to looking at reducing toll charges, but fear that such a proposal would not get past the Greens.
One Fine Gael TD says he is in favour of a toll reduction, saying it would help motorists that are under pressure.
No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre
Telling people to tighten their belts shows Govt is 'out of touch' on cost of living, says SF
# airport toll
DAA accused of 'money grab' over planned drop-off and collection charges at Dublin Airport
Charges for driving close to the airport will be introduced later this year.
All time
# Courts
Man fined €15,000 after failing to pay tolls for 648 trips on motorway
Some 47 motorists had been summonsed to appear at Dublin District Court today.
# eflow tag
Over 2,600 eFlow customers double charged last month
The company said it was due to a ‘system processing error’.
Dublin City Council to reduce toll charges on the East Link Bridge from next week
The cost for a car will drop from €1.75 to €1.40.
# Now we're sucking diesel
Relief for 80,000 motorists as it's announced eFlow tags WILL work after all
Due to a dispute between CRG and State-owned eFlow, drivers using eFlow tags were told their tags would not work in three toll booths.
# for whom the bill tolls
Driver fined €25,000 in M50 toll-dodging crackdown
Transport Infrastructure Ireland are taking a new hardline stance on those who don’t pay their tolls, including the seizure of offenders’ cars.
# New Jersey
Man pretends to be his brother to avoid €7k in tolls, gets busted with cocaine
His plan didn’t work out.
# no pasa
One driver owes €155,000 in unpaid fees on barrier-less toll
In total legal proceedings have been taken against 40,000 individuals by the RSA.
# traffic blues
Using a toll road to get home today? There's a lot more of you than there used to be
Keep tolling, tolling, tolling, tolling. (Sorry.)
# no change given
'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use
The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.
Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November
The toll on four roads – the M1, M3, M6 and the Limerick Tunnel – will be lifted in November to see if it reduces the number of trucks using regional roads.
# Roads
Low traffic on toll roads may mean a €32 million cost to the taxpayer
Agreements governing traffic growth on the M3 and Limerick Tunnel, guarantee the Government will pay if traffic growth doesn’t reach five per cent.
# Roads
Varadkar: 'I've no plans to introduce new tolls while I'm Transport Minister'
Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.
# Prime Numbers
Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers
How much is the Nobel Prize worth to YOU? And after the first two debates, how likely is it that Obama will remain president?
# toll charges
Toll charges set to increase by 10c
Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.
# Read my lips
Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads
The Transport Minister has said that proposals to impose new tolls on roads in Ireland have been scrapped.
# Road Tolls
Toll-fare hike for motorists
Motorists will face toll rate increases on two of the country’s busiest roads, while charges for trucks will increase on all motorways.
# Road Tolls
Road tolls set to rise 10c in new year
Some M50 tolls will be raised, with charges on other motorways also likely to increase.
# Royal Visit
Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event
# Road Tolls
M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling
Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.
# Courts
Tolling company fights overcharging claims
The NRA says that Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) Ltd has failed to reduce prices in line with inflation – but the company says it had a reasonable expectation that charges would never be revised downwards.