The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) announced on Monday that users of Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway (PP-SHV Expressway) will be offered 20 percent discount on toll charges from 1 November 2022 until 31 October 2023.MPWT also announced that users of the PP-SHV Expressway will be required to pay 100 percent toll charges from 1 November 2023 after they get the preferential tolls—the fee users are required to pay after 20 percent discount—for the tolls ranged from $0.064 per kilometre per vehicle to $0.32 per kilometre per vehicle.
There are five types of vehicles from type A to type E. Users of vehicles in type A include motorcycles with cylinders capacity greater than or equal to 500cc, motor cars up to 7 seats and trucks with less than 2 tons loading capacity required to pay $0.064per kilometre per vehicle during the discount period, according to the announcement of MPWT.
“The table of detailed tolls depends on the distance and type of vehicles in the actual situation … The tables are posted on the information board at the exit-entrance gate of the expressway,” the announcement pointed out, adding users of the expressway are also required to have plate numbers, valid certificates of technical check and other obligations required by laws.
For example, users who drive 187.05 kilometres on the expressway from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville need to pay $12—the post-discount amount of 20 percent—for vehicles in type A as family vehicles with 7 seats or less, trucks loading less than 2 tons or motorcycles with cylinders capacity greater than or equal to 500cc or 27kW posted with a sticker of permission by MPWT.
Trucks with over 20 tons capacity, including container carriers, are required to pay $0.32 per kilometre per vehicle after they get a discount, but from November 1, 2023, they will have to pay $0.4 per kilometre per vehicle.