Ambulance told to stop at tolls

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DUE to changes introduced by the ministry for public works in the conditions for toll-free motorway use, SAMU ambulances now have to stop for up to 10 minutes to handover documentation to prove that they are on an emergency – and this way avoid paying tolls.
Critics have voiced anger over the situation, noting that every second counts when they are carrying a heart attack or stroke victim, as well as other patients.

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