Ministry of Transport sets rates for road maintenance fee

The Ministry of Transport has fixed its rates for a road maintenance fee in a draft circular forwarded to the Ministry of Finance for approval.

Container-lorries will pay up to VND1.44 million a year as road maintenance fee (Photo: SGGP)

In the circular, the Transport Ministry has reduced rates and divided into categories eight types of automobiles and four types of motorcycles.

Accordingly, automobiles will pay a monthly fee from VND180,000-1,440,000 and motorcycles will pay a yearly fee from VND80,000-180,000.

Automobiles with less than ten seats, ambulance, hearse, cash-carrier vans, trucks and container-lorries of less than four tonne capacity will be charged VND180,000 a month.

Buses of 10-24 seats, trucks and container-lorries of 4-8.5 tonne capacity will be charged VND 270,000; buses of 25-40 seats, trucks and container-lorries of 8.5-13 tonne capacity will be charged VND396,000. 

Coaches with 40 seats or more and trucks of 13-19 tonnes will pay VND590,000 a month.

Trucks of 19-27 tonne capacity will pay VND720,000 a month. Trucks and container-lorries of more than 27 tonne capacity will pay VND1,440,000 a month.

Semi-trailer trucks of less than 27 tonne capacity will be charged VND720,000 and for higher capacity, charge will be VND1,044,000 a month.

Motorcycles have been categorized into four levels for payment of the road maintenance fee.

Scooters of engine capacity less than 70cc will pay from VND80,000-100,000 a year, while those with 70-100cc category the charge will be from VND100,000-120,000 a year.

Motorcycles of capacity 100-175cc will pay VND120,000-150,000 and over 175cc will pay VND150,000-180,000 a year.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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