Chaos At Kherki Toll Plaza As FASTags Come Into Effect From Feb 16
With compulsory FASTags coming into effect from February 16, day-long congestion and traffic chaos embroiled Gurugram's Kherki Toll Plaza. Despite police patrol, on-spot purchases of FASTags and insufficient balance supplemented by technical glitches made the disorder inevitable. While several commuters found the cash to FASTag transition challenging, some faced blacklist issue. Reacting to the disarray, the NHAI’s project director Shashi… read-more
Tags: FASTag, Gurugram, NHAI, Kherki Toll Plaza, Traffic Jam
Courtesy: The Tribune
FASTag Deemed Compulsory Starting February 15/16 Midnight
The Transport Ministry on February 14 mandated FASTag for all vehicles starting February 15/16 midnight. The order stated that all lanes of toll plazas on National Highways would become FASTag lanes and would be charged double for no FASTag. While the government in November announced to mandate FASTag from January 1 2021, on old vehicles sold before December 1, 2017, it deferred the deadline further to February 14.
Tags: FASTag, Road transport and highways, national highway, FASTag Lane
Courtesy: Money Control
Transport Min Extends Deadline Of Mandatory FASTag Till Feb 15
The deadline to collect toll charges through FASTag has been extended till February 15 by the Union Transport Ministry. Earlier, the government had set the deadline for January 1. Moreover, to encourage the use of FASTag, dedicated 'FASTag Lanes' have been made at all toll plazas. Besides, vehicles without 'FASTag' will need to pay double the toll fee. Reportedly, about 20-25% people are still paying toll charges in form of cash.
Tags: FASTag, Indian government, Toll Plaza, Toll Fee
Courtesy: The Times of India
Union Govt Makes FASTag Compulsory For All 4-Wheelers From January 1
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has said that FASTag will be compulsory for all 4-wheelers from January 1, 2021. The order include old vehicles that were purchased before December 1, 2017 as well. The decision aims to ease and facilitate the toll payment services by Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. The government will also made FASTag mandatory for getting an insurance from April 2021.
Tags: FASTag, Toll, Four-Wheelers, Vehicles
Courtesy: Economic Times