05 Jul 2022

Laois motorists face toll hike drive on motorways

Laois motorists face toll hike drive on motorways

The M7 / M8 Toll booth in Laois

The cost of driving on motorways through Laois and are also going up for local people on other tolled roads in including the M7.

It's reported that toll charges on eight of Ireland's toll-motorways, bridges and tunnels are rising from January.

Transport Infrastructure Ireland outlined the following increases:

  • Tolls go up by 10 from €2.90 to €3 (M4) and from €1.90 to €2 on the M1, N6, M7/M8, N8, N25 Waterford and the Limerick Tunnel.
  • Tolls on the M50 will increase by 10 cent for video account registered vehicles (from €2.60 to €2.70) and vehicles without toll tags or video accounts (from €3.10 to €3.20).

The Irish Times reported that TII said the 2022 maximum tolls are calculated for each road (by vehicle category) in accordance with the individual toll road bye-laws. 

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