Many vehicle drivers reported that they still cannot pass the ETC booth even though their vehicle has attached a valid ETC card and their ETC account still has sufficient money. They have to wait longer as booth staff scan the card and finish the toll collection procedure manually.
The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam yesterday said that on the first day of official exploitation of the electronic toll collection (ETC) system in the entire ten expressways nationwide, the systems recorded over 83,000 arising errors.
The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam in collaboration with the People’s Committee of Quang Tri Province held a ground-breaking ceremony of bidding package RAI/CP26 under the National Highway No.9 upgrade and expansion project, a section from Cua Viet Port to National Highway No.1 this morning.
The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam has just issued a guide on favorable traffic conditions for transport vehicles through the Northern and Central regions where Covid-19 prevention and control measures have been imposed.
The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam after detecting Covid-infected coach drivers and attendants has asked local Departments of Transport to tighten the prevention and control of Covid-19 on long-distance coaches operating on inter-provincial routes.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) requested the Government not to expand access to the change and granting of driving licenses online on the National Public Service Portal nationwide as it is ineffective.
The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has proposed an expense of around VND2,057 billion (nearly US$88.2 million) for maintenance of 22,403 kilometers of national highways and three expressways invested by the State in 2021.
Directorate for Roads of Vietnam yesterday said that three toll stations of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects have been forced to stop toll collection from July 6 because investors have been slow to install non-stop toll collection system.
The Transport Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security and the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam under the Ministry of Transport have agreed to share a driving licence management database.