Tagged: road

Road tax deadline extended to Jan 9

The Finance Ministry on Friday granted a fresh extension on the payment deadline for the 2017 road tax. Motorists now have until the close of business on Monday, January 9, to pay the annual tax on their vehicles. The ministry stressed that since the majority of vehicle owners have already paid the tax, it will […]

Footbridges to be built over busy Athens roads

Six footbridges will be constructed over dangerous road crossings in Athens, the Infrastructure Ministry announced on Friday. Minister Christos Spirtzis signed off on the 13-million-euro project and announced a tender. The bridges will be at the following points: the corner of Poseidonos and Kalamaki avenues in Alimos; Kifissias Avenue and Panormou Street in central Athens; […]

Greece ranks high in road and rail fatalities as EU data show

Greece was second to last in the 2016 edition of the European Union Transport scoreboard which compares the performance of 28 member-states in 30 transport-related categories. According to the data, Greece was well above the EU average in the number of road fatalities with a rate of 75 deceased people per million inhabitants. The EU […]

Extension granted for road tax payment after all

The Finance Ministry announced on Thursday the extension of the deadline for the payment of the 2016 road tax until Friday, January 8, 2016. Despite assurances that there would be no extension granted to the deadline, given the high number of vehicle owners who had already paid the tax in time, Alternate Finance Minister Tryfon […]

Finance Ministry considering a new system for road tax payment

The Ministry of Finances is considering plans to allow car owners who have submitted their license plates to be able to use their vehicles for one to three months, by paying the relevant fee. Up to now, if a car owner handed over his license plates, he could get them back by paying road tax […]