– Fastag is now obligatory for cost at toll plazas across the nation
– The rule got here into impact from the midnight of 15-16 February, 2021
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has introduced that Fastags will become obligatory in any respect toll plazas. The rule is in impact across the nation ranging from the midnight of 15-16 February, 2021.
According to the authority, it has been determined that every one the lanes within the price plazas on the nationwide highways shall be declared as Fastag lanes. MoRTH additional added that as per NH Fee Rules 2008, any car with out Fastag or with out legitimate, useful Fastag that enters the Fastag lane shall pay a price equal to 2 instances the price relevant to that class.
MoRTH has clarified that this transfer has been made to advertise price cost by way of digital mode, cut back ready time and gas consumption. The Ministry had mandated the fitment of FASTag in M and N classes of motor automobiles with impact from 1 January, 2021. The NHAI just lately eliminated the requirement of sustaining minimal steadiness in Fastag accounts, particulars of which can be found here.