Those who don’t have FASTag in their vehicles or if the tag does not work will have to pay twice the toll fee for the category of the vehicle you are driving.
FASTag was introduced in 2016.
FASTag is an electronic toll collection system in India. Currently, The NHAI is operating it.
Getting a FASTag for your vehicle may buy you Peace of Mind
The automatic toll Plaza payment system fast tag is now mandatory from today midnight.
In fact, All the national highways will be able to read fast tags in all the feelings to ensure the smooth transition to this FASTag system.
Furthermore, Neglecting the FASTag will cost you twice of toll fee that you usually pay.
The government is forwarding towards their new cashless mechanism to check the leakage that occurs at tollbooths
- Firstly, it will benefit us by reducing fuel consumption.
- Secondly, less waiting times.
- Finally, convenience through cashless payments.
Earlier, Many highway developers used to under-reporting collections.
The ministry of road transport and highways decided that they will declare all the lanes in the fee Plaza on National Highway as fast tag lane. Implementation of the free Plaza will begin from midnight or 15th /16th February 2021.
The transport ministry had mandated fast tag in both, M AND N category of Vehicles
M category is for a vehicle having at least four wheels used for carrying passengers.
N category is for a vehicle with four wheels used for carrying goods as well as passengers.
Transport minister Nitin Gadkari mentioned that the deadline for the fast tag will not be extended. Moreover, vehicle owners have to use an e-payment facility.
On the other hand, The National Highways Authority of India has set up 40,000 points of sale to facilitate the on-spot buying of tags.
Above all, Fast tag registrations touched 90% mark on some routes. Only 10% people are left.
Get your FASTags today and save yourself from paying twice of toll fee.
AUTHOR– illika garg
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