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All lanes in fee plazas on National Highways to be declared as FASTag lane from midnight tonight

All lanes in the fee plazas on National Highways will be declared as FASTag lane from midnight tonight. Road, Transport and Highways Ministry said, this has been done to further promote fee payment through digital mode, reduce waiting time and fuel consumption, and provide for a seamless passage through the fee plazas. As per NH Fee Rules 2008, any vehicle not fitted with FASTag or vehicle without valid, functional FASTag entering into the FASTag lane of the fee plaza will pay a fee equivalent to two times of the fee applicable to that category.
 
The Ministry had mandated fitment of FASTag in M and N categories of motor vehicles with effect from 1st January this year. Category – M stands for a motor vehicle with at least four wheels used for carrying passengers. While Category – N stands for a motor vehicle with at least four wheels used for carrying goods, which may also carry persons in addition to goods.

 

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