Hà Nội is eyeing fees on personal vehicles entering the city centre in an attempt to curb worsening traffic and pollution.
Electronic toll collection started to be applied on a Build-Operate-Transfer tollbooth on the stretch of National Route 1A in central Quảng Trị Province yesterday.
Toll at a booth in the central province of Bình Thuận has been reduced from Tuesday following objection from local residents in the past weeks.
A tollbooth in the southern province of Sóc Trăng was forced to open for free for all vehicles twice on Sunday following severe traffic jams deliberately caused by drivers protesting the station.
The Ministry of Transport has provided an explanation on the controversial toll collection policy on National Highway 5.
The proposal by the Innovative Technology Development (ITD) Corporation to build tollbooths around the HCM City centre has been met with criticism from experts working in various fields.
Cars lined up, causing a jam along National Highway 5 on Monday morning, as several drivers paid their tolls in small notes to protest the "unreasonable" tollbooth.
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tiền Giang.