Which Motorway

Discussion in 'Motorhomes in the News' started by laneside, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. laneside

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    Well is the M6 or M62 ???

    No it is the IP1 toll road that runs from Spain along the Algarve at 2 pm today. Oh boy I bet you poor souls back in England just wish the motorways there were as quiet
     

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  2. peter marshall

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    It reminds me of a scene in the walking dead ;);)
     
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    They maybe would be as quiet if they cost as much in tolls as some on the continent.
     
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    I agree with John, but still cant see them being that quiet even with tolls

    I am proud to say we have just returned up the full length of France (technically the height of) and not paid a bean in tolls, now at Pont de l'Arche aire deciding where to shop tomorrow, where to stay tomorrow and shall I pay the littlish toll from Abbeville to Calais (I think not this time, going for a toll free return at least, they had their bit out of me on the way down)
     
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    Can't bottle out now David, go all the way.
     
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    If they were I bet it wouldn't be long before somebody complained about the cost of building a road that wasn't used :D
     
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    Go on pay and help my tax bill :)))
     
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    Didn't the EU pay for the majority of the cost?
     
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    I thought French autoroutes were empty until I drove some of the Spanish autopistas, and the Spanish ones were toll-free.
     
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    I think you'll find that everyone stopped using the IP1 when the farcical SCUT electronic tolls were introduced. Now everyone uses the famous 'death road' the N125 instead!
     
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    DEATH ROAD
     
  12. laneside

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    Thanks, presumably to Jim for putting the H in which I knew it was wrong but left it too late to edit
     
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    Why farcical ? if you are coming in from Spain to the Algarve then it is as simple as following a simple instruction and works just fine. Now what we do after 30 days remains to be seen
     
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    I say farcical because I drove my English car down that road not long after it was installed. I then duly went to pay my toll at the post office. No you can't pay here for foreign vehicles, you have to phone up. So armed with the number I phoned up the central office, after one hour on the phone being passed from pillar to post, and being told I should have got a transponder (a little late after the fact) I got through to someone who told me they have no facility for taking tolls on foreign registered vehicles!!
    I don't know if they have addressed this issue yet, also at the time I then went to try to get a temporary device, and everywhere was out of stock!
    The system is so much better than someone in a toll booth isn't it? (sarcasm)
     
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    It is not an 'autopista' if you don't pay. It is an autovia.
    AP-7 = Tollroad also known as Autopista del Mediterráneo
    here;
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autopista_AP-7
    A7 = autovia ( motorway) also known as Autovia del Mediterráneo
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autovía_A-7
    & both of these form part of the E 15 which ends in Inverness !!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_route_E15
    How many knew that ?
     
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