As reported on Friday following public pressure the Government removed the VAT increase on petrol today, which they had introduced on 1 January 2011. The price of 95 gasoline has therefore been cut by 0.23 shekels to 7.03 shekels.
Highway 6 Toll Road to be Extended
Israel's Highway 6 Toll Road, according to Globes, will be extended southwards from Lahavim to Shoket (near Bersheva) Globes has reported today. Highway 6 will also be extended northwars from Yokneam to Somekh (north east of Haifa). The Transport Minister Israel Katz said that this extension is part of a "national network of highways and railways from Kiryat Shmona to Eilat."
Road Safety Campaigner
Israel21c has written about the road safety group in Israel People in Red.