From 1 October 2013, vehicles weighing over 3.5 tons using the State-managed national road network will be taxed according to their size and the number of kilometres travelled. To allow the entry into force of this measure on 1 October 2013, the following texts were adopted.

Decree n°2013-618 of 11 July 2013 concerning the definition of vehicles subject to the eco-tax on heavy goods vehicles was published in the OJ of 13 July 2013. It aims at identifying the vehicles which will be subject to the tax and those which will be exonerated.

Decree n°2013-652 of 18 July 2013 relating to the immobilization of vehicles during tax checks set out at Article 269 of the French customs Code was published in the OJ of 20 July 2013. It sets the list of agents allowed to immobilize vehicles that have not paid the tax.

Order of 12 July 2013 on the provision of on-board equipment required to collect the eco-tax on heavy goods vehicles was published in the OJ of 17 July 2013.

Order of 12 July 2013 on the registration of vehicles subject to the eco-tax on heavy goods vehicles was published in the OJ of 17 July 2013.