Germany likely to charge motorway tolls for foreigners

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  1. mikebeaches

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    So they will end up with a system like France where everyone uses non toll roads and clogs up the rural areas with trucks, motorhomes et al. :Doh:
     
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    Are there any plans to reciprocate regarding German registered cars. or will we, as usual, roll over?
     
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    Are we classed as foreigners if we're members of the EU?

    Mike
     
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    Gereally they have good roads, but If they start charging maybe they can stop the free for all on the autobahns with some proper policing and speed cams. Rant begins.... :Eeek: I have driven there a lot in my MH recently, for many Germans the 120-130km/h limit appears to be an absolute minimum speed and many are doing more like 120-130+ MPH!!

    If you are doing 60mph in a MH its frankly quite dangerous to have vehicles doing these kinds of speeds around you. Most of the time on the autobahn I really felt I was going backwards and I got some really bad air disturbance buffets (much more than from lorries) from even small saloon cars going so fast past me .

    There seem to be few speed controls on the autobahns none on roadworks but plenty of cameras in the towns and cities. The autobahn is clearly the speeders hallowed turf:Doh:

    The MH's I saw on the autobahn were on warp factor 4 :Rofl1: and caravanners doing 90 at least:Doh:

    I appreciate British driving overall :thumb:

    sorry for the rant, I did tell the German Police all this at a community event they were holding and made them note it:Rofl1:
     
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    Can't see how it'll be enforced or controlled.

    Depending on the cost of the tolls, it might work out cheaper buying a set of German transit plates for £60.
     
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    could be the vignette system like Austria and Switzerland, where you have to have one before entering the country or risk getting a fine if you are caught without one.
     
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    I do hate the term foreigner

    a more aptly term for a disease
     
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    Auf deutsch-

    'Auslander'!
     
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    At the new toll booths on the Autobahn......

    "Wir sind ein Reisemobil".

    "Klasse drei? Klasse drei?!!!":Eeek:

    " Wer den Krieg gewonnen haupt?!!":Angry:
     
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    [HI]" Wer den Krieg gewonnen haupt?!!"
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    Angela versucht, den Frieden zu gewinnen.
     
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    Apparently they're getting a bit grumpy about "Foreigners" just driving through Germany en route to other destinations!!!
     
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    That's not on!

    I would at least stop for currywurst and chips with mayo!:BigGrin:
     
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    Have to charge the Germans when they cross England to go to Wales or Scotland... :RollEyes::Wink: :BigGrin:
     
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