No FASTag? Pay twice the amount on highway toll plazas after Feb 15

Any motor vehicle that passes through national highway toll plazas after February fifteen must pay

Any motor vehicle that passes through national highway toll plazas after February fifteen must pay out two times the fees if it does not have a FASTag, the ministry of street transportation and highways reported in an get on Sunday.

“Motor vehicles not equipped with FASTag or motor vehicles without the need of valid, useful FASTag getting into the FASTag lane of the cost plaza shall pay out a cost equivalent to two moments of the cost applicable to that category,” the ministry reported.

The ministry has made the decision that all lanes in the toll plazas on national highways shall be declared as “FASTag lane of the cost plaza” with effect from midnight of February fifteen-sixteen.

The ministry in a statement issued Sunday has also clarified that this has been carried out to more endorse cost payment through electronic method, minimize waiting time and fuel consumption, and provide for a seamless passage through the cost plazas.

Earlier, the govt experienced mandated FASTag for motor vehciles in M&N groups effective January one.

Classification ‘M’ stands for a motor motor vehicle with at least four wheels used for carrying travellers and Classification ‘N’ stands for a motor motor vehicle with at least four wheels used for carrying goods, which may also carry persons in addition to goods.

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