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Price increase for bridge traffic
Tolls on the Severn Crossing
Drivers will have to pay more to cross the bridge
People travelling into Wales along the Severn crossings face a rise in toll costs from 1 January.

The price of using the two crossings has increased by 20p for cars and motor caravans to 4.80.

Drivers of small goods vehicles and minibuses will have to pay an extra 30p (9.60), while heavy goods vehicles and buses face a 40p rise to 14.30.

Tolls are increased annually, at the start of the new year. Thousands of vehicles use the crossings everyday.

Recently, 50mph speed limits were imposed on the section of the Second Severn Crossing approaching the toll booths.

It followed a number of accidents, some of which involved cars speeding in excess of 120mph.




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