ZAGREB, Jan 4 (Hina) – In 2019 revenue from road tolls on motorways operated by the Hrvatske Autoceste (HAC) and Autocesta Rijeka-Zagreb (ARZ) companies amounted to more than HRK 3 billion, which is the most ever, and that it was collected from 61.56 million vehicles, HAC said on Thursday.
According to the first data for 2019, a total of 61,565,203 vehicles was recorded on all motorways operated by HAC and ARZ, bringing in a revenue of HRK 3.004 billion in road tolls. This is the first time in history that revenue from road tolls exceeded 3 billion kuna, HAC said.
HAC underscored that compared to 2018 revenue from road tolls increased by 4.3% in 2019 and there were 5% more vehicles.
HAC pointed out that the highest revenue from road tolls was generated on the A3 motorway (Bregana-Zagreb-Lipovac), amounting to HRK 992 million.
The most significant revenue by month was generated in August (HRK 475 mn).
More than 60% of road tolls collected in 2019 were cashless, paid by ENC passes or various credit cards.
HAC noted that there was an increase in traffic on motorways in the off-season too in 2019 compared to 2018.