Austrian Times RSS FeedsLike the Austrian Times Facebook page!Follow us on Twitter!


Events for July
M T W T F S S
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
Add your event FREE

Today

Videos


BurgKino

Pub Quiz everyTuesday at Johnny's Pub

Popular in Austria


Cosmo&Nanu

New vignette on sale for 2013

New vignette on sale for 2013

The 2013 Vignette goes on sale today and is valid from December 1st 2012.

The vignette is a toll sticker required by all drivers using Austrian motorways.

This year's colour is raspberry red and in comparison to last year the vignette have become more expensive, costing drivers 80,60 per year.

The current 2012 vignette is still valid until 31st January 2013.

By September this year 20.2 million 2012 vignette's had been sold in Austria. Around three quarters of these were ten day vignette's for car drivers, the Austrian motorway authorities ASFINAG announced today (Tues).

Those caught without a vignette face a fine starting from 120 Euro and could go into the thousands for repeat offenders.

Drivers can buy vignettes at border stations, petrols stations and tobacconists as well as Austria's automobile clubs, the ÖAMTC and ARBÖ.

Compared to 2012 the price has risen by 3.6 per cent and cost the following:-

For cars

  Ten days: 8,30 Euro
  Two months: 24,20 Euro
  One year: 80,60 Euro

For motorcyclists.

   Ten days: 4,80 Euro
   Two months: 12,10 Euro
   One year:32,10 Euro

For ease of inspection, the sticker must be stuck to the windscreen only, for example on the left edge or behind the rear view mirror (looking from inside the car).

The Tolling Regulations stipulate that it may not be placed on a side window. Nor, as before, may it be obscured by a strip of tinted windscreen glass.

Revenues from the sticker, along with all other toll receipts, are spent by ASFINAG exclusively on constructing, operating and maintaining Austria's motorway and highway network.

Austrian Times


Are you on Facebook? Like the Austrian Times on Facebook and win great prizes!


Cosmo and Nanu
ORF Watch

Tag cloud:
Vignette  Austrian  inspection  windscreen  edge  motorways  Ouml  ASFINAG  Euro  stipulate  toll  view  valid  vignette  ease  sale  drivers  Tolling  sticker  nbsp

Latest News

 

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.

What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (10 July - 16 July)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 10 July and 16 July...

Beekeeping is booming in Vienna
People living in Vienna have got a new hobby - beekeeping.

Queen of Englands favourite horses used as lawnmowers in Vienna
Horses from the famous Spanish Riding School are being used to help keep the grass down in city parks in Vienna.

Lightning Strike Near Frankenstein Castle Hits Car On Motorway
A massive lightning bolt blew a hole in a road in the German city where the legend of Frankenstein was born that was so big police had to mount an operation to seal off a lane keep motorists safe.

Today @ Haydn: Scarface
Haydn Kino is celebrating their 100th anniversary and they want you to join them on an incredible journey to the past...

 


Mala Vrata

The most popular stories –
last 7 days



Don't moan alone, the Ombudsman Investigates.

Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.

Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.


Austrian Zimmers