Electric car discount to be introduced at Ballinasloe toll plaza

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Drivers across Galway are being encouraged to make the change to electric vehicles, as a toll discount is to be introduced at the Ballinasloe toll plaza on the M6.
The scheme announced today by the Department of Transport will see battery electric cars pay 50% of the toll on motorways across Ireland.
Plug-in hybrids will get a discount of 25% on toll prices.
The reduced charges for environmentally friendly vehicles will come into effect this summer – but excludes peak time tolls at Dublin’s Port Tunnel.
M50 users will recieve additional discounts outside peak times to encourage people to stagger their journeys beyond Dublin’s rush hours.
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