• Engineering
  • Published 2009

Impacts of the proposal for amending Directive 1999/62/EC on road infrastructure charging: An analysis on selected corridors and main impacts

@inproceedings{Christidis2009ImpactsOT,
  title={Impacts of the proposal for amending Directive 1999/62/EC on road infrastructure charging: An analysis on selected corridors and main impacts},
  author={Panayotis Christidis and Martijn Brons},
  year={2009}
}
The internalization of external costs is main priority of transport policy at EU level. Charging heavy duty vehicles according to the "polluter pays" principle is one of the main policy options in an effort to reduce the negative impacts of transport on the environment. In this context, the European Commission is proposing the amendment of Directive 1999/62/EC on road infrastructure charging. The proposal foresees the application of charges on heavy duty vehicles that are proportional to the… CONTINUE READING