french motorway toll fees

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  1. dav b

    dav b Read Only Funster

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    is it possible to avoid class three tolls on three axle motor homes i seem to get this charge especially in auto booths
     
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    Are you by any chance over 3.0m high at any point, which is probably the reason you are paying Class 3 at automatic tolls, heights are also measured automatically. Pay manually and hope the toll collector does`nt notice that third axle.
     
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    If you are over 3M I have a solution.

    Follow me through Rouen at rush hour and we will go under a tunnel together which has a 2.3m (i think) height barrier.

    The height warning smashed my front skylight but we made it under the bridge. Did it 3 weeks ago on the way to Spain.

    Didn't worry about the cost of tolls after that:Blush:
     
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    with 3 axles you should always pay class 3
    are you complaining you sometimes get undercharged ?:Rofl1:
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1:Did you duck:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    should have gone to [​IMG] :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:


    sorry, couldn't resist
     
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    I did duck actually:Laughing:

    I also shouted something that rhymed with duck.

    Specsavers it is..
     
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    The only round the problem is if you have a tag lift axle as fitted to some HGV/Coaches. Normally the right side of the french tolls is for class 4 ie, Trucks etc.
    When I was driving Coaches/Trucks i would go through a manned toll booth and lift my tag axle if they tried to charge the higher rate i would point to the wheel being off the ground Simples!

    Not sure that motorhomes have lift axle.
     
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    No! not lucky. If your vehicle has the ability to lift an axle and by doing so turns your 3 axle Coach/Truck into 2 axle even just going through a toll. then your charged at that class ie, 2 axles.

    Ant
     

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