M50 toll free-flow system could be used on Border

Move would remove lengthy border checks on the 30,000 people daily

9th October, 2016
Barrier free tolls work on the M50 in Dublin Pic: eflow.ie

The government is hoping that the free-flow tolling system on the M50 can be replicated on the border in the wake of Brexit.

It is concerned about the effect of lengthy border checks on the 30,000 people who travel across the border every day.

But the success of free-flow tolling on the M50 is seen as a sign that it is technically possible to get motorists to sign up to electronic border controls.

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