Cabinet approves exemption of motorway toll fees

House of Representatives, Cabinet exempts motorway tolls no. 7, 9 during the Songkran holiday 11 - 17 Apr. 2024. Mr. Karom Phonphonklang, Deputy Spokesman of the Prime Minister's Office, revealed that the Cabinet has approved the decision. Except toll fees Special Highway No. 7 and Special Highway No. 9 during the Songkran Festival 2024, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2024 to 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in order to solve traffic problems and provide convenience for People traveling on the expressway during the said festival. The government has lost 190 million baht in toll revenue. It is expected that more than 5 million vehicles will be in service, but it is expected that this will bring indirect economic benefits of 285 million baht and will also help save costs from using cars. and value from saving time in traveling. Source: Thai News Agency