Can I Pass Through Toll Without FASTag?

Can FASTag be recharged at toll plaza?

Even as the number of FASTag users has surged in the last two days, the National Highway Authority of India has started distributing the RFID tag that enables electronic payment of toll charges free at its toll plazas and will do so till March 1..

Who are exempted from FASTag?

For Dignitaries as mentioned in Rule 11(a) exemption is available to vehicle transporting the dignitaries and accompanying security vehicle. One FASTag may be issued in the name of the. As per Rule 11(b), vehicle used for official purpose are only exempted.

Can we go without FASTag?

Yes. The Central Road Transport and Highways Ministry, helmed by Nitin Gadkari, has made FASTags mandatory on all national highways from February 15 midnight.

Is FASTag mandatory?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made a FASTag mandatory for M and N categories of motor vehicles. The M category includes vehicles having at least four wheels and used for carrying passengers. Your personal vehicle comes under this category.

Can I have 2 FASTag for one car?

You cannot use 2 FASTag for one car. You need to have a separate FASTag for each of your cars. … If you have 2 cars, then you will need 2 FASTags, which you can either buy from the same bank or different banks.

Does FASTag expire?

FASTag has 5 Years of validity. 3. What is the validity of the FASTag? The tag has a validity of 5 years and after purchasing, you only need to recharge or top up the tag as per your requirement.

Which FASTag is best?

Best FasTag Service Provider?SBI. Votes: 1 10.0%ICICI Bank. Votes: 3 30.0%Axis Bank. Votes: 0 0.0%Paytm. Votes: 6 60.0%HDFC Bank. Votes: 0 0.0%Kotak Mahindra. Votes: 0 0.0%IDFC. Votes: 0 0.0%Dec 28, 2019

Can I transfer my FASTag to another bank?

Share. FASTag is linked to a registered Paytm Payments Bank wallet/account to facilitate instant automatic deduction of toll charges. So, if your FASTag is linked to Paytm wallet, which is connected to another bank account, then you can change the bank account and recharge the wallet from the new bank account.

What is 3 minute rule at toll plaza?

If the waiting time exceeds 3 minutes, the vehicle is not required to pay toll tax as per the NHAI rules for toll plaza. Then one can pass free of cost i.e. the toll tax-free after 3 minutes of waiting.

Is FASTag mandatory within city?

On Sunday road and transport ministry have announced that any vehicle that will pass through the toll plazas without a FASTag will have to pay twice the cash at the toll plaza on the national highways. It is mandatory for all the four-wheelers to have a FASTag from January 1. …

What if there is no FASTag?

If your vehicle still does not have FASTag, then you may end up paying penalty. This penalty could even be a double toll tax. However, two-wheelers are exempted from FASTags. FASTag is an electronic toll collection system implemented by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) which is, RFID based.

Can I buy FASTag if car is not on my name?

As per HDFC website “All required documents for FASTag should be in the name of the owner of the vehicle. If car owner is not present at the time of application, driver will need to submit his photo ID proof.”.

Which bank gives FASTag?

You can buy a FASTag from Paytm, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, etc. (The detailed list of issuing bank is mentioned below). They are available on e-commerce platforms such as Amazon as well.

Is there any fine for not having FASTag?

The Central Motor Vehicle rules mandate installing a FASTag on all vehicles with four wheels, and more. For violating a rule, the penalty is ₹300 for first offence and ₹500 for second offence.” That said, this is an enabling provision and implementation is up to the State governments.

Which bank is offering free FASTag?

Bank-specific FASTags are provided by 22 banks such as AXIS Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India, at designated branches, toll plazas operated by the assigned banks and at common service centres. FASTag can also be purchased online through E-commerce giants like Amazon and Paytm.

Is FASTag deadline extended?

FASTags, which facilitate electronic payment of fee at toll plazas, was introduced in 2016. … The central government extended the FASTag deadline for the vehicles from January 1, 2021, to February 15, 2021. (Catch all the Business News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on The Economic Times.)