On February 22, the MoT announced that it had requested the Department for Roads of Vietnam to closely coordinate with the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) in implementing non-stop toll collection (ETC) at airports across the country.
After nearly two months launching the non-stop electronic toll collection system (ETC) in Ho Chi Minh City, the rate of failure in card reading at toll booths has rocketed, leading to a concern in the community about the quality of both the card and its reading device.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh yesterday formally requested that the Transport Ministry and related agencies quickly launch the non-stop toll collection service as formerly asked by the National Assembly and the Government since this is a top-priority mission.
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.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The required the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam to build a roadmap ensuring that electronic toll collection would be implemented at all BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) toll stations nationwide in 2019 at a meeting yesterday.