Thursday, March 19, 2009

Motorcycle riders in Japan with ETC eligible for reduced tolls from March 28th, 2009 for two years

"...The ministry announced that expressway tolls for passenger cars and motorcycles in regional areas would be halved and have a 1,000 yen ceiling on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays...The reduction is only available to drivers of vehicles equipped with the electronic toll collection (ETC) system...The reductions will begin in a limited capacity on March 28, before full implementation on April 29. They will continue until the end of March 2011. "

Source:Reduced expressway tolls raise expectations,
The Yomiuri Shimbun, (Mar. 14, 2009)

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