Are all FasTrak the same?

Are all FasTrak the same?

FasTrak transponders come in different shapes and sizes, but they all work to pay your toll anywhere the FasTrak logo is displayed in the state of California.

What’s the difference between toll roads and FasTrak?

FasTrak is the preferred method of payment on The Toll Roads. FasTrak drivers affix a transponder to their vehicle’s windshield and when they pass through a tolling point the toll is automatically deducted from their account via their preferred payment method: charge, invoice or prepaid.

What’s the difference between FasTrak and FasTrak Flex?

FasTrak Flex toll tags work just like FasTrak Standard toll tags but have a three-position switch that can be adjusted to signal whether you are traveling as a carpool or alone. It is required for most Bay Area express lanes.

Is there a monthly fee for FasTrak?

As of July 1, 2019, transponders are no longer charged an account maintenance fee. Switchable and external transponders are available for purchase.

Is there an annual fee for FasTrak?

There are no fees to open or to maintain a FasTrak account. Think of your FasTrak account as a little bank account for tolls.

What if I go through a SunPass lane by mistake?

Electronic Enforcement: SunPass takes a picture of your license tag as you go through the lane. If we do not receive a signal from a transponder, and cannot match your license plate to an active account, an unpaid toll violation will be mailed to you.

Are there discounts for using Fastrak on toll roads?

The Toll Roads introduced a new discount program for prepaid FasTrak accounts. Starting July 1, 2019, drivers with prepaid FasTrak accounts with The Toll Roads who spend $40 in tolls on The Toll Roads (State Routes 73, 133, 241 and 261) during a statement period receive $1 off every toll accumulated on The Toll Roads the following statement period.

Do you have to have a FasTrak account to use FasTrak?

FasTrak can be used on every tolled bridge, lane and road in California. There are no monthly fees and frequent drivers with a prepaid account are eligible for discounted toll rates. Don’t have an account? Pay your toll online or via our free app within 5 days before or 5 days after you drive. No account needed.

How does FasTrak work in the Bay Area?

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The Bay Area’s FasTrak is trying to keep secret how it enforces toll-taking, penalties, and disputes by ticketed motorists – saying if the public knew how the system works, motorists would try to “game the system” and evade tolls.

Where can I use my FasTrak transponder in California?

All FasTrak accounts include free sticker transponders that can be used to pay tolls on every tolled bridge, lane and road in California. How does the frequent driver discount work? The Toll Roads introduced a new discount program for prepaid FasTrak accounts.