Toll collection in the first quarter was decreased by Easter Holidays
Bratislava, 15 April 2013 – Just as in the previous years, March was again the month with the highest amount of toll collection for the first quarter. The complex service of electronic toll collection earned 12.52 million Euros for the National Motorway Company. The collected amount for the month and for the whole first quarter was negatively affected by the Easter Holidays. Compared to March of the last year the collected amount fell by 7.3% and compared to the first quarter of 2012 it fell by 1.5%.
Toll collection slightly increased in spite of short February
Bratislava, 14 March 2013 – The complex service of electronic toll collection earned 11.49 million Euros for the National Motorway Company in February. Compared to January the collected amount was higher by 109.73 thousand Euros. The toll collection increased by 21.25 thousand Euros in comparison with last year’s February, which was longer by one day.
January toll collection followed the long–term trend
Bratislava, 14 February 2013 – The complex service of electronic toll collection earned 11.38 million Euros for the National Motorway in January 2013. Compared to January of the last year the toll collection thus grew by over 416.79 thousand Euros, which represented a year-to-year increase of 3.7 %. The collected sum was higher compared to December 2012 as well, namely by 10.6%.
For three years the toll collection reached over 451 million Euros
Bratislava, 21 January 2013 – In the third year of its operation the electronic toll system on roads of the Slovak Republic earned 155.52 million Euros for the National Motorway Company. Yearto- year the sum collected increased by almost 1 %. For the three years of the toll system operation the collected sum was 451.39 million Euros. The month with the highest collected sum ever was October 2012 with 15.16 million Euros.
In November the toll collection reached almost 13.7 million Euros
Bratislava, 17 December 2012 – In November 2012 the complex service of electronic toll collection earned 13.67 million Euros for the National Motorway Company. From the start of the year the toll collection reached 144.56 million Euros.
October toll collection exceeded the previous maximum by over 1 million Euros
Bratislava, 15 November 2012 – Toll collection in October was higher by 1.05 million Euros compared to the previous record of October 2010. The complex service of electronic toll collection earned almost 15.15 million Euros for the National Motorway Company in October 2012. It was not only the highest monthly toll collection since its launch in January 2010 but also the first sum of collection exceeding 15 million Euros. Compared to September the sum collected increased by over 1.74 million Euros.
In the third quarter the toll collection generated almost half a million Euros more compared to last year
Bratislava, 15 October 2012 – September was the month with the highest toll collection in the third quarter of this year. The complex service of electronic toll collection generated 13.41 million Euros for the National Motorway Company, which compared to August represented an increase of over 1.7%. Compared to September 2011 the sum collected this year was lower by 1.4 %, but compared to the third quarter 2011, this quarter generated 465.73 thousand Euros more (increase of 1.2 %).
Toll collection exceeded 100 million euros in August
Bratislava, 14 September 2012 – In August the complex service of electronic toll collection earned over 13.18 million euros for the National Motorway Company. Compared to August 2011 it was by 0.4% more. From the beginning of the year the toll collection earned 102.33 million euros. Compared to the last year the toll collection increased for 8 months of 2012 by 0.8%.
Drivers will be able to use transit ticketing for six more months
Bratislava, 2 July 2012 – On 1 July Decree of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development no. 192/2012 Coll. came into effect extending the period for the transit ticketing until 31 December 2012. Vehicle operators subject to toll payment will still have available the four transit road sections.
As of 1 July 2012 the network of specified road sections changes
Bratislava, 28 June 2012 – As of 1 July 2012 Decree of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic No. 147/2012 Coll. introduces a new list of specified sections of roads with the electronic toll collection. The network of the specified road sections will acquire 25 new sections and one specified section will be altered.
May 9th was the day with the highest toll collection since the launch of the system
Bratislava, 14 June 2012 – The complex service of electronic toll collection earned over 13.91 million Euros for the National Motorway in May 2012. It is by 147.10 thousand Euros more than for the same month of the previous year and by 1.49 million Euros more compared to April of this year. On 9 May 2012 the toll collection reached almost 699 thousand Euros, which was the maximum daily collection since the commissioning of the electronic toll system.
In April the toll collection reached over 12.4 million Euros
Bratislava, 15 May 2012 – In April 2012 the complex service of electronic toll collection collected the amount of 12.43 million Euros. Compared to April 2011 this amount was almost identical. Just as last year, a decrease of the collected amount compared to March was due to lower intensity of the freight road traffic related to Easter holidays.
Toll collection in the first quarter of 2012 increased again year-to-year
Bratislava, 16 April 2012 – Just as in the previous years, March was again the month with the highest toll collection for the first quarter. The complex service of electronic toll collection earned 13.5 million Euros for the Slovak Republic, which was 156 thousand Euros less than in March 2011. Nevertheless, the overall toll collection for the first quarter of 2012 was in the sum of almost 36 million Euros, which was in comparison with the first quarter of 2011 an increase of almost 104 thousand Euros.
Change of the registered office address of SkyToll, a.s.
From 3 February 2012, the address of the registered office of SkyToll, a.s. registered in the Commercial Registry is changed to following:
Lamačská cesta 3/A
841 04 Bratislava
Please, indicate the above mentioned address of the registered office on tax and other official documents.
Transit ticketing extended by six months
Bratislava, 30 December 2011- Drivers may use the transit ticketing till the end of June 2012. There are still 12 transit routes available.
After 1 January 2012 there will be 1 098 specified road sections left
Bratislava, 14 December 2011 – SkyToll and the National Motorway Company agreed on adjustments to the specified sections of motorways, expressways and 1st class roads, with regards to the electronic toll collection. The total number of the specified road sections will be decreased by 509. On the opposite the average length of the sections will grow, namely from 1.485 km to 2.160 km. The last condition for the prepared adjustment to come into effect will be an amendment to the decree, which is being prepared by the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic, as of 1 January 2012 and its publishing in the Collection of Laws.
Employee of SkyToll helped to save a man´s life
Employee of SkyToll, the member of the toll mobile unit Ivan Šlauka has taken over the resort award from the hands of Ján Figeľ, the Minister of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of Slovak republic. Ivan Šlauka, together with his colleague from the toll police, rescued on 6 November 2011 the life of the driver, who had serious health problems. The crew of the toll mobile unit called the emergency and cared of the driver until the professional rescuers came.
The Slovak electronic toll system is seen by experts as very innovative
Bratislava, 28 September 2011 – Thanks to the satellite technology used, the Slovak electronic toll system, along with the German one, can serve as an example for the rest of Europe. A representative of the European GNSS Agency thinks that as well.
The number of toll offences grew in August month-to-month by 12%
Bratislava 16 September 2011 – In August 2011 the complex service of electronic toll collection earned over 13.1 million euros for the Slovak Republic, which is compared to August 2010 almost 2.8% more. The collected amount grew month-to-month by 422 thousand euros. After a decrease in July the previous progressive trend has renewed.
Austrian tolling system operator visited SkyToll
The representatives of the Austrian public company ASFINAG visited on 18 July the headquarters of SkyToll. The reason for the visit iniciated by the Austrian side was to exchange the experiences gained during the operation of both national electronic tolling systems and to discuss the possibilities of cooperation in the field of future European interoperability. The representatives of SkyToll were also invited to visit ASFINAG in order to gain knowledge of the Austrian toll collection system. ASFINAG is the company with the nature of business similar to our National Motorway Company. Since 2004 it is operating the Austrian electronic toll collection system.
For the first half of the year the state earned almost 76 million euros in toll collection
Bratislava 14 July 2011 – In June the complex service of electronic toll collection earned over 13.6 million euros for the Slovak Republic. It is 400 thousand euros more than in June 2010. In total the toll collection earned 75.7 million euros for the state in the first half of 2011, thus 12.1 million euros more than for the same period of the last year. Compared to the first quarter, the toll collection in the second quarter grew by over 11%.
Presentation of experiences with electronic toll at the conference in Sophia
Bulgaria is the next EU country planning to develop an electronic toll system. Because it is the most current issue, the toll was also discussed at the conference “Strategic Infrastructure Bulgaria 2011” in Sophia on 29 March 2011. Organisers of the conference were prestigious Bulgarian professional media and its partners were the Ministries of Regional Development, Transport and Environment.
Visit of French Delegation to SkyToll
Bratislava 9th February (TASR) – A French group of senators and mayors visited the headquarters of the toll system operator SkyToll in Bratislava today and inquired about the experience with the electronic toll collection on the principle of the satellite technology, which has been used in Slovakia since January of the last year.
Visit of Hungarian Road Administration Representatives to SkyToll
Introduction of the electronic toll collection is being prepared also in Hungary. Representatives of the Hungarian administration of 1st class roads and lower category roads as well as of motorways got acquainted with the experience of Slovakia with its introduction at a meeting with the toll operator SkyToll and representatives of the National Motorway Company (NMC) in Bratislava on 12 November 2010.
Danish Tax Minister was interested in the Slovak Toll System
Bratislava 4 February (TASR) – Today the Slovak toll system - its development, operation and experience from its implementation - was a point of interest to the Danish tax minister Troels Lund Poulsen during his visit in Bratislava.
SkyToll launched the toll in the Czech Republic in 16 days
Only 16 days was enough for SkyToll to prepare and successfully test the pilot project for tolling the total of 252.2 km of specified sections of 1st, 2nd and 3rd class roads in the Czech Republic. The satellite technology enabled to toll the desired infrastructure in a record short period of time at a low investment and operating cost. The advantage of the solution is its interoperability between the Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as prospective expansion into other countries. That makes possible to have only one On-Board when driving abroad.
C o n t a c t
Detailed information regarding
the Electronic Tolling System:
Customer Service Line: +421 2 35 111 111
SkyToll, a. s.
Lamačská cesta 3/A, 841 04 Bratislava
Tel: +421 2 32 60 70 11