at first the study two scenarios: a Flemish levy in the whole region, and a local tax on filegevoelige places, such as the ring around Antwerp. The second scenario is not out of the question.Read also the Trucks hurtle through villages
According to the researchers, is a gebiedsdekkende levy is the only way to shortcut traffic through the measure. That means that motorists on each road in Flanders for the use of it must pay. But there are several variations possible, for example, a much higher rate on busy roads.
for several years now, road pricing is often put forward as the ideal way to traffic on the Flemish roads, to reduce. Flemish minister for Mobility Ben Weyts (N-VA) has always had a general road pricing in Flanders defended. the
Weyts emphasized earlier that the revenue from such a levy should, for example, the load on the (BIV, a one-time tax that every owner of a new or used vehicle should pay from the start-up of the vehicle on the public roads, eds.), to decrease. At the same time, would also require foreign drivers, who on the Flemish roads to drive have to pay. the
“The study is running and there is still nothing decided. The file is beslissingsrijp for next Flemish government on this subject will judge”, says the spokesperson of the minister, Jeroen Tiebout.