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Revision of the European Electronic Tolling Service (EETS) Directive [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Ariane Debyser (1st edition),

The highway between woods, in the middle of the highway electronic toll gates, three moving trucks, in the distance Bridges

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On 31 May 2017, the Commission adopted a proposal for a directive on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems and facilitating cross-border exchange of information on the failure to pay road fees in the Union. It was presented within the context of the Commission’s first ‘Europe on the Move’ package that seeks to modernise mobility and transport.

Tying in with the 2015 energy union strategy and the Commission’s 2016 European strategy for low‑emission mobility, and announced in the 2017 Commission work programme, the revision of the European Electronic Tolling Service (EETS) was presented together with the revision of the directive on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures (the Eurovignette Directive).

In June 2018, both Parliament and Council adopted their positions on the Commission’s proposal, opening the way for interinstitutional (trilogue) negotiations to begin.

Versions

Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems and facilitating cross-border exchange of information on the failure to pay road fees in the Union (recast)
Committee responsible: Transport and Tourism (TRAN) COM(2017) 280
31.5.2017
Rapporteur: Massimiliano Salini (EPP, Italy) 2017/0128(COD)
Shadow rapporteurs:

 

 

Olga Sehnalová (S&D, Czech Republic)
Evžen Tošenovský (ECR, Czech Republic)
Matthijs van Miltenburg (ALDE, The Netherlands)
Jakop Dalunde (Greens/EFA, Sweden)
Rolandas Paksas (EFDD, Lithuania)
Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)
Next steps expected: Trilogue negotiations

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