Definition of Terms

At this website, we used simplified expressions for complex legislative terms so that everything is clear and understandable. Below we list an overview of all terms used with the equivalent precise legal phrasing.

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Electronic Vignette
The fee paid for a period of using toll roads according to paragraph 21 and the subsequent provisions of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll.,about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Purchasing an Electronic Vignette
Paying the fee according to paragraph 21 and subparagraph 2 of law Act no. 13/1997 Coll., about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Validity of the Electronic Vignette
A period of one year, 30 days, or 10 days as according to the fee paid as per paragraph 21 and subparagraph 2 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll., about roads as it will take effect on  January 1, 2021.
Distributor / Supplier
An individual charged by the State Fund for Transport Infrastructure with collecting the fee according to paragraph 21 and subparagraph 1 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll., about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Electronic Vignette Information System
An information system of vehicles within the toll system where a record will be kept of the payment of the fee for a particular vehicle.
Exemptions
Motor vehicles that are exempted from paying the road toll fee according to paragraph 20a of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll., about roads as set to take effect on January 1, 2021.
Vehicle
A road-going vehicle with at least four wheels with a maximum weight of no. more than 3.5 tons according to paragraph 21 and subparagraph 1 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll.., about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Eco Price
The toll fee if the vehicle is powered by natural gas or biomethane according to paragraph 21 and subparagraph 3 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll. about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
E-shop
A remote system used to collect the toll fee from an account kept by a provider of payment services to the State Fund for Transportation Infrastructure’s account according to paragraph 21a and subparagraph 3 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll., about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Sales point
A place where the toll fee can be paid in cash or by cashless transfer according to paragraph 21a of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll. , about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Self-Service Kiosk
A sales point that accepts a cashless transfer to pay the toll fee.
Road Sections Subject to Tolls
Roads that require the payment of a toll for use according to paragraph 20 and subparagraph 1 of law  Act no. 13/1997 Coll. , about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
Confirmation
Confirmation of payment of the toll fee from the records of the toll information system according to paragraph 21 and subparagraph 5 of law Act no. 13/1997 Coll. about roads as it will take effect on January 1, 2021.
SPZ
The vehicle’s license plate.