Does EZ Tag Work All Over Texas?

Are EZ Tag and EZ Pass the same?

The differences are purely cosmetic.

Despite the similarity in the names, EZ Tags are not compatible with the E-ZPass system in the northeast U.S..

Is TxTag better than EZ tag?

Both work in all the same places, but TxTag doesn’t make you pay $15 for the sticker. Definitely go with the TX Tag. Much better fee structure, quick and easy (and free) to get new tags, and customer service is superior.

Does HEB sell EZ tags?

It’s time to get your EZ TAG. Users can open an EZ TAG account backed by a credit card or bank account, or buy the new EZ TAG powered by BancPass at local H-E-B® and Corner Stores and reload with cash at any H-E-B® or CVS Pharmacy®.

What toll tag works for all of Texas?

EZ TAGThe Harris County Toll Road Authority would like to remind drivers that EZ TAG works on all Texas toll roads with electronic tolling lanes, including in Austin and Dallas. EZ Tag also works on toll roads in Kansas.

Are TxTag and EZ tag interchangeable?

There is no difference between the two in what they charge you per toll. EZ Tag is run by the Harris County Toll Road Authority and TxTag is run by the Texas Department of Transportation. You can use an EZ Tag or TxTag to go through any toll in the State (I believe).

Can you use your ETAG in another car?

No. You can only use one Tag in a vehicle at any one time. You must ensure you add / link your licence plate number to your Account. If you have multiple tags, make sure you only use one tag in a vehicle at any one time or you may be charged twice (or multiple times) for each trip.

How much is a Toll Pass in Texas?

Get Your TollTag Select from the standard TollTag account ($40 for up to three TollTags) or the $20 Starter TollTag, perfect for the infrequent toll road driver. Toll Tag customers are required to maintain a positive account balance, which can be monitored online or via the free Tollmate mobile app.

What happens if you go through EZ tag without a tag?

If your tag is not detected, you’ll be charged a no tag in vehicle fee of $0.75 for the Westlink M7 or $0.55 for other Sydney toll roads (per toll road, per trip). If you’re travelling interstate, no tag in vehicle fees may be different. This can happen if your tag isn’t correctly installed or is faulty.

Can I use TxTag without sticker?

As long as the plate is tied to the account you’re ok. Watch your bill. They may charge you a penalty for driving through without a tag. You can call and they will waive it.

How do I get a Texas EZ tag?

You may open an EZ TAG account online today and your EZ TAG can be mailed to you or you can pick it up at a nearby EZ TAG Store. You may also open an account at an EZ TAG Store to receive your EZ TAG immediately.

Is EZ Pass accepted in Texas?

The E-ZPass does not work in the Texas area, but the E-Z TAG allows you to acquire all the benefits you would obtain with the other two options. Also, EZ TAG works in the whole of Texas, as long as the toll booth uses an electronic toll-collection system.

Is EZ Tag good all over Texas?

EZ Plate works on all toll roads in Texas where EZ TAG is accepted, including on the Grand Parkway and toll roads in Dallas and Austin.

Do out of state drivers pay Texas tolls?

NTTA spokesman Michael Rey said via email that out-of-state drivers are not immune from tollway bills. Their license plate must first have enough activity on North Texas toll roads to justify sending an invoice, which will be either after three transactions or $2.50 in tolls.

How much is an EZ tag in Texas?

EZ Tag can be used in Texas, Oklahoma or Kansas and costs $15 for the tag. You must load $40 onto the tag to begin with and it reloads a minimum of $40 automatically when your balance dips below $10. TxTag (pronounced Tex-tag) is good for the entire state and does not cost money for the tag.

What happens if I don’t have an ETAG?

What happens if I use a toll road without a tag or pass? If you don’t make an arrangement to pay within 3 days of the trip, the toll road operator will issue a toll notice to the registered operator of the vehicle. The toll notice requests the toll charge plus an administration fee. More information about toll notices.

What is the difference between toll tag and TxTag?

All tags (EZ-Tag, TxTAG, TollTag) are inter-operable in Texas. The only differences in the three are the initial fees for acquiring the tag, maintaining the tag, initial balances, etc. Toll costs are the same for all three.

How much is a TxTag sticker?

In addition to ensuring you’ll have money in your TxTag account, you’ll receive your new or replacement TxTag stickers for free. Customers not on AutoPay are charged $7.99 for each sticker tag. Pay statements online. The best way to avoid late fees is to pay your statements online by the due date.

Can I use my EZ tag anywhere in Texas?

This means EZ TAG customers can now travel all toll roads throughout the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas! EZ TAG works wherever the OTA PIKEPASS is accepted, and Oklahoma drivers with a PIKEPASS also will be able to use HCTRA’s electronic tolling lanes.