Mini warning to drivers from January 1, 2024

Traveling on the highway will become even more expensive in 2024. The “surprise” for drivers arriving a few days before New Year’s Eve is contained in an article in the Milleproroghe decree approved by the Council of Ministers. How much is a “freezing shower”? Rumors talked about an increase in tariffs between 2% and 2.5%, and the final figure was almost in the middle: +2.3%.

Motorways, increases for 2024

Another minor devastation for motorists is confirmed in a note from Palazzo Chigi: “Pending traditional updates, tolls have been increased by 2.3% corresponding to the inflation index (Nadef) for 2024. Whether these adjustments for tariff increases are below or above PEF It is defined by updating the ‘s”. “The Milleproroghe decree – we read it again in the note – postpones to March 30, 2024 the deadline for submission of proposals for updating economic-financial plans by concessionaire companies whose five-year regulatory period has expired (Pef) in accordance with the decisions of the Transport Regulatory Authority and the provisions issued by the concessionaire “The deadline for completing the update of the economic and financial plans of highway concessionaires has been extended until December 31, 2024.” In recent years, increases in tolls have been almost automatic, but after the collapse of the Morandi bridge in Genoa, the increases were frozen for four years. From January 1, 2023, increases are distributed thanks to the decree signed by Salvini and Giorgetti: +2% at the beginning of the year and a new increase of 1.34% in July.

Other measures of the Milleproroghe decree

As usual, the Milleproroghe decree contains various measures. The document also includes “the extension of the effective date of the ban on the movement of motor vehicles of categories M2 and M3 with gasoline or diesel engines with Euro 2 anti-pollution features, used in local public transport services, until December 31, 2024.” and provides the opportunity for such vehicles to bypass the traffic ban”. Other measures envisaged in the infrastructure and transport sector include the extension to 31 December 2024 of the deadline for the fulfillment of the obligations specified in the decree on financing interventions for the development of Florence airport; aimed at encouraging public investments The deadline for implementation of the provisions regarding certain interventions financed by Pnrr and Pnc resources on simplified tender procedures has been extended until 30 June 2024.

In addition, the provision extends until 30 June 2024, the deadline for the implementation of the negotiation procedure, without prior publication, for economic operators whose operational centers are located in industrial crisis zones and who acquire businesses or companies located in such zones. Tender announcement for the commissioning of activities for the execution of construction works, services and materials for an amount equal to or higher than the thresholds established by the European Union.

Source: Today IT