New regulation will suspend a driver's registration if tolls are not paid
WKBW.com - January 19, 2017 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new DMV regulation that is cracking down on repeat toll violators.
The regulation, which went into effect Wednesday, will suspend a driver's registration if he or she does not pay three or more toll violations within a five year period, or do not pay $200 or more in tolls within the same time period for commercial vehicles. Read more >>
Cashless tolls: Here's what you need to know
SILive.com - January 16, 2017 - While construction began last week at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to make the transition from toll booths to cashless tolling, many Staten Island motorists are wondering what the new system will entail when it debuts this summer. Read more >>
GOVERNOR HOGAN SAVES MARYLANDERS ESTIMATED $345,000 A YEAR WITH E-ZPASS
SatPRNews - Janaury 14, 2017 - Governor Larry Hogan announced today that he is putting thousands of dollars back into the pockets of hard-working Maryland families and businesses each year with a drop in the cost of E-ZPass Maryland transponders. The transponder price drop is one of 155 fee reductions and eliminations across state government that Governor Hogan announced today, saving Maryland businesses and taxpayers $60 million over the next five years. Read more >>
Port Authority wants to go after your license, registration if you cheat tolls
NJ.com - January 15, 2017 - Port Authority officials will ask New Jersey's Motor Vehicle Commission to suspend the registration privilege of chronic toll violators, similar to what is now done in New York State, as the agency moves to cashless toll collection. Read more >>
MDTA TO SOLICIT INTERESTED PARTIES FOR THIRD GENERATION ELECTRONIC TOLL-COLLECTION SYSTEMS
SatPRNews - January 14, 2017 - The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) today announced that it will be seeking comments on two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to develop and operate the third generation of its electronic toll-collection systems. The MDTA anticipates issuing a Request for Comments via eMaryland Marketplace on March 30 to solicit feedback on the procurement of its Toll System and its Customer Service Center System. Read more >>
Truck company owner charged with evading $1 million in tolls
Seattletimes.com - January 13, 2017 - The owner of a New Jersey trucking company has been arrested while trying to board a flight to Aruba and charged with racking up more than $1 million of unpaid tolls and fees.
State police say Little Ferry resident Lester Morales was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday. Read more >>
Recordonline.com - January 11, 2017 - If you still think paying tolls is what other people do, the state Department of Motor Vehicles is prepared to change your mind - and suspend your registration in the process.
Effective Jan. 18, the DMV will amend regulations that it adopted only a year ago to stiffen the penalties on persistent cheats who cost the state's toll agencies upwards of id="mce_marker"6 million a year. <a href="http://www.recordonline.com/news/20170111/persistent-toll-scofflaws-facing-stiffer-penalties" target="_blank">Read more >>