Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered toll booths nationwide to switch to automated non-stop toll collection no later than December 31 this year.
133 people were killed and 150 injured in traffic accidents during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays between January 24 and 29.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has been asked to look at collective and individual responsibilities for delays to a highway electronic toll collection (ETC) project.
The Ministry of Transport wants snap inspections on bus routes to crackdown on overcrowding and price hikes.
The project for electronic non-stop toll collection (ETC) at all BOT (build-operate-transfer) booths was launched in November 2014 with total investment of more than VNĐ2 trillion (US$87.6 million).
The Directorate for Roads of Việt Nam has asked Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) investors nationwide to hand over BOT toll booths before September 25 to implement electronic toll collection (ETC).