Tolls


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TOLLS. In a general sense, tolls signify any manner of customs, subsidy, prestation, imposition, or sum of money demanded for exporting or importing of any wares or merchandise, to be taken of the buyer. 2 Inst. 58.

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Jenoptik is supplying Toll Collect with up to 600 complete systems to monitor future truck toll payments on Germanys federal highways.
ISLAMABAD -- National Highway Authority would introduce e-toll system on its toll plazas to streamline toll collection system on federalized road network.
Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) revolutionized tolling by allowing drivers to roll through toll booths while being charged electronically.
Tolls would be in the $8 range for travel in each direction - with the price varying on time of day - that would help repay 83 percent of that cost, the researchers said.
Other questions have been raised about the "regressive" nature of HOT fees--that is, although everyone pays for road use through the gasoline tax, the kind of two-tier system created by HOT lanes benefits wealthier people because they are better able to afford the tolls.
Fortunately, there is a fairly straightforward way to reduce or even eliminate clogged traffic: Make drivers pay tolls during rush hours.
one of the two available toll lanes will be dedicated exclusively for carpools, with the other available for customers paying tolls with either cash or FasTrak.
In Los Angeles, the study recommends tolls of 20 cents per mile in off periods and 40 cents during rush hour.
8 million, respectively, and represent a 12% and 8% increase over the prior year's revenue despite the effects of a 21-day and 16-day suspension of tolls to support hurricane evacuation and recovery efforts.
Proponents say charging tolls would provide a way to finance two more lanes, for which there is otherwise no money, and reduce freeway congestion that is sure to worsen in the future.
In July 2006, the mainline cash tolls were increased by $0.
Proponents say the tolls provide a way to build another two lanes, for which there is otherwise no money, and reduce the freeway congestion that is sure to worsen in the future.