Tolls, Question?

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  1. Dave and Ginny

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    I've been looking through the numerous threads on tolls but can't see an answer to this one;

    I'm under 3.5 ton, so believe that's class II. Using the Michelin app I can calculate costs for a car but how can you calculate for a larger vehicle?
     
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  4. Dave and Ginny

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    This is great, especially the recommendations of where it's worth jumping onto a toll road to save going though towns and slow sections, which was what I was trying to work out! Thanks
     
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    Our van is 4250kg and 3.24 metres including a 40cm sat dome.
    We have so far never been charged for being over 3500kg because they don't know nor have we been picked up as over 3 metres.
     
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    Be careful were 4.5 tons or there a outs and 8.5m x 3.2 and get charged as HGV at group 4. No avoid the hassle avoiding toll roads, as a result have seen some exeptional scenery.

    Should have added were a tag axle as well
     
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    If you are below 3m you should be fine. We are sadly over and even when we have a lovely conversation at the toll through the intercom haven't been lucky once :( We tend to drive on the A roads a lot more, they are of often very quiet and easy to drive on. Just have watch the speed limit changes...they can creep up on you more quickly than you expect.
     
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    Hi,

    When I use the ViaMichelin site, ticking the box for 'Caravan' gives the price for Class 2. on the tolls.
    I remember doing this as a test specifically because we were tuggers at the time and I wanted to know the Class 2 price.
     
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    Does it, I did wonder that...thanks for the tip! (y)
     
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    We´ve just travelled from Carcassonne to Cahors and decided to use the toll road for a change. Cost a total of €25 and saved 3.5 hours. We were charged at Class 3 once and class 2 twice. No idea how that worked because we are over 3 metres.
     
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