Dartford Crossing tolls will rocket to £2 from October: Hard-hit Tonbridge motorists to pay even more
By kentsussex | Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 20:29
The cost of crossing the Dartford Crossing will rocket from 6am on October 7, the the Department for Transport has announced.
They will see cash payments rise from £1.50 to £2 for cars, from £2 to £2.50 for two-axle goods vehicles and from £3.70 to £5 for heavy goods vehicles.
The crossing will remain free for motorcyclists and discounts will continue for How Dartford Crossing tolls will rise on October 7local residents and DART-Tag account holders.
It is free for everyone between 10pm and 6am.
Roads minister Mike Penning said: "We have listened carefully to what people have said, which is why charges that were meant to be implemented towards the end of last year have been delayed until now.
"The money raised will help us prioritise investment for much-needed improvements to increase capacity and reduce journey times."