Sindhulimadhi, Sept 21
Roads Board Nepal has started collecting road tax on BP Highway in Sindhuli since September 18.
RBN has begun collecting Rs 125 each from trucks, mini-trucks, lorries and buses from Khalte of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-6 along Dhulikhel-Khurkot road section.
Similarly, light vehicles such as car, jeep, pick-up van, and tractor have to each pay Rs 50 as road tax.
RBN staffer Keshav Adhikari said they collected Rs 15 each from three-wheelers and two-wheelers.
Likewise, vehicles will also have to pay road tax at Khaniyakharka of Golanjor Rural Municipality-5, along the Khurkot-Sindhuli-Bardibas stretch. Heavy vehicles such as buses, mini-buses, truck sand lorries have to pay Rs 125, each.
Light vehicles, such as cars, pick-up vans, and tractors have to pay Rs 45 each. Three-wheelers and two-wheelers have to pay Rs 15 each .
Vehicles have to pay road taxes twice, once at Khalte and again at Khaniyakharka along the BP Highway.
A version of this article appears in print on September 22, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.