Carriers go on a general strike. The prime minister called on them to negotiate, not block them

The Union of Road Carriers of Slovakia (UNAS), which launched a warning strike on Tuesday, hardened on Friday. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini calls on them to leave the roads and negotiate.

VIDEO: See what message Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini has for carriers.

Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) calls on the organizers of the protests even those who block their roads in Slovakia with their trucks to they left and returned to the negotiating table. The prime minister said this on Friday at a press conference in Liptovský Mikuláš.

The weekend should be calmer

While on the first day of the strike, only Rožňavská Street was blocked in Bratislava, Orava and Košice, during the fourth day of the strike they also joined cities in Trnava, Trenčín, Nitra, Žilina and Banská Bystrica end. According to information from road hauliers, the strike would be in full swing over the weekend should not run, the trucks will block one lane.

A general strike is to take place on Monday and they can be blocked border crossings as well as key traffic routes.

According to the spokeswoman of the Presidium of the Police Force, Denisa Bárdyová, they were already on Friday from 8.00 to 20.00 completely blocked border crossings and cities Trstená, Košice, Šahy, Medveďov, Komárno, Ružomberok, Žilina, Považská Bystrica and Slovenské Ďarmoty. The crossing was allowed only by rescue components.

Traffic on Rožňavská Street in Bratislava was resumed on Friday in one lane in the direction of the city for all traffic, taking in the direction out of town there was traffic without restrictions. A similar situation was also at at the Brodská border crossing on the D2 motorway in the direction of Slovakia. Expensive vehicles blocked the left lane. Police of the Slovak Republic at social network pointed out that trucks also block entry in the direction of D2 Kúty – Bratislava. In both cases, however, there was a way for passenger cars passable, the police let them go continuously.

However, several roads remained completely closed. It was closed in Žilina in both directions Košická street behind the intersection with Ulica sv. Cyril and Methodius. The crossing was allowed only for rescue services. They also marched Košice residents who remained standing in Šebastovce at the roundabout Haniska.

Passengers on the route Rožňava – Košice were in Moldava nad Bodvou diverted by the police to Jasov. The road was also blocked behind Šaca, where they were equally released only rescue vehicles. They were also closed roads in the Trenčín region, namely a second class road at a roundabout with the first class road Rakoľuby in the district of Nové Mesto nad Váhom or intersection on Sládkovičova and Štúrova streets. The road was also blocked second class on MR Štefánik Street and Slovak partisans in Považská Bystrica.

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VIDEO: Košická street in Žilina (road I / 18) was completely closed in both directions.

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In the Nitra region, the passage was completely closed for freight transport Chess, only personal and rescue services passed. The traffic was controlled by the police. In the Banská Bystrica Region, traffic was restricted at the border crossing Slovenské Ďarmoty and on the way from Lučenec to Košice and also at the crossroads Lučenec – Fiľakovo.

The Treasury Department has proposed a 12.5 percent tax cut to carriers, UNAS continues to call for a 50% reduction in road tax and suspension of collection toll until a new toll administrator is appointed.

The Union of Road Carriers of Slovakia (UNAS), which launched a warning strike on Tuesday, hardened on Friday. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini calls on them to leave the roads and negotiate.

VIDEO: See what message Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini has for carriers.

Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) calls on the organizers of the protests even those who block their roads in Slovakia with their trucks to they left and returned to the negotiating table. The prime minister said this on Friday at a press conference in Liptovský Mikuláš.

The weekend should be calmer

While on the first day of the strike, only Rožňavská Street was blocked in Bratislava, Orava and Košice, during the fourth day of the strike they also joined cities in Trnava, Trenčín, Nitra, Žilina and Banská Bystrica end. According to information from road hauliers, the strike would be in full swing over the weekend should not run, the trucks will block one lane.

A general strike is to take place on Monday and they can be blocked border crossings as well as key traffic routes.

According to the spokeswoman of the Presidium of the Police Force, Denisa Bárdyová, they were already on Friday from 8.00 to 20.00 completely blocked border crossings and cities Trstená, Košice, Šahy, Medveďov, Komárno, Ružomberok, Žilina, Považská Bystrica and Slovenské Ďarmoty. The crossing was allowed only by rescue components.

Traffic on Rožňavská Street in Bratislava was resumed on Friday in one lane in the direction of the city for all traffic, taking in the direction out of town there was traffic without restrictions. A similar situation was also at at the Brodská border crossing on the D2 motorway in the direction of Slovakia. Expensive vehicles blocked the left lane. Police of the Slovak Republic at social network pointed out that trucks also block entry in the direction of D2 Kúty – Bratislava. In both cases, however, there was a way for passenger cars passable, the police let them go continuously.

However, several roads remained completely closed. It was closed in Žilina in both directions Košická street behind the intersection with Ulica sv. Cyril and Methodius. The crossing was allowed only for rescue services. They also marched Košice residents who remained standing in Šebastovce at the roundabout Haniska.

Passengers on the route Rožňava – Košice were in Moldava nad Bodvou diverted by the police to Jasov. The road was also blocked behind Šaca, where they were equally released only rescue vehicles. They were also closed roads in the Trenčín region, namely a second class road at a roundabout with the first class road Rakoľuby in the district of Nové Mesto nad Váhom or intersection on Sládkovičova and Štúrova streets. The road was also blocked second class on MR Štefánik Street and Slovak partisans in Považská Bystrica.

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VIDEO: Košická street in Žilina (road I / 18) was completely closed in both directions.

Watch more videos and shows v TV Pravda.

In the Nitra region, the passage was completely closed for freight transport Chess, only personal and rescue services passed. The traffic was controlled by the police. In the Banská Bystrica Region, traffic was restricted at the border crossing Slovenské Ďarmoty and on the way from Lučenec to Košice and also at the crossroads Lučenec – Fiľakovo.

The Treasury Department has proposed a 12.5 percent tax cut to carriers, UNAS continues to call for a 50% reduction in road tax and suspension of collection toll until a new toll administrator is appointed.