The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has asked the Ministry of Transport for permission to test cashless toll collection on one-stop toll highways.
Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong, spoke to the Vietnam Economic Times about his ministry’s resolve to enforce law and order in the collection of toll fees.
The Ministry of Transport will continue activities to enhance environmentally sustainable transport in Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan.
The Ministry of Transport is to take responsibility for assisting build-transfer-operate (BOT) road investors facing revenue shortages in order to help them secure investment efficiently as well as avoid non-performing loans and subsequently lessen the adverse impacts on the credit system.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) to revise the Government Decree No 46 issued in 2016 towards imposing stricter penalties on drivers whose alcohol content in blood or breath exceeding the permitted level.
Five major transport projects are scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
Vietnam will host the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia (EST 12) this year, said the Ministry of Transport.
Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.
The Ministry of Transport reports that the country saw 7,490 traffic accidents with 3,476 deaths and 5,762 injuries over the first five months of the year.
Hanoi will take over three delayed transport projects from the Ministry of Transport to speed up efforts in curbing traffic jams in the city.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked concerned organisations to investigate two consecutive breakdowns in which a train was derailed twice at Yen Vien Railway Station on the Ha Noi-Lao Cai railway route last Sunday and Monday.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Transport to raise several aviation service charges in order to reduce peak-hour overloads and raise money for infrastructure development.
The Ministry of Transport is preparing a comprehensive development plan for the high-speed north-south railway line, for submission to the government in 2018.
The Government has told the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to put the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway into operation by the first quarter of 2018.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has decided to adjust its construction plan for the North-South Expressway linking Hanoi and HCM City due to a funding shortfall.
Hai Phong – The transport department in Hai Phong City has decided to ease regulations on banning vehicles travelling on National Highway No 5.