Does The M6 Toll Take Contactless?

How much is it to use the M6 Toll?

The weekday cash cost is £6.70 for a car and £12.00 for a Heavy Goods Vehicle.

The M6 Toll is part of the (unsigned in the UK) E-road E05 and is subject to the same regulations and policing as other motorways in the UK.

It has one service station along its 27-mile (43 km) stretch, Norton Canes services..

What Junction is M6 toll northbound?

Junction Information The M6toll runs for 27 miles, from the M6 (Junction 3a)/ the M42 (Junction 9) and through the Midlands, re-joining the M6 at Junction 11a (near Cannock). All of our maps can be downloaded by clicking below.

What happens toll road no money?

If you drive The Toll Roads without paying a toll(s), you will receive a Notice of Toll Evasion in the mail. If it was your first time driving The Toll Roads without paying, the notice will include information on how to pay the toll only (without penalties). Pay, resolve or monitor the status of a violation.

Can you pay contactless on M6 Toll?

Drivers using the M6 Toll Road will be able to pay for their journey using their contactless credit and debit cards from as early as February 2012. The technology is 52% faster to transact than cash and 33% quicker than chip and PIN payments. …

How much time does M6 toll save?

approximately 45 minutesThe operator claims the M6 Toll saves motorists approximately 45 minutes on an average journey time by avoiding the heavily congested section of the M6 north of Birmingham.

What year did the M6 toll road open?

2003Since opening in December 2003, the M6toll has been a driving force in alleviating congestion and pollution in the Midlands, taking thousands of trucks, vans and cars off the M6 and local roads every day.

How do I avoid the M6 Toll?

In the case of the M6 Toll, the alternatives are either to use the regular M6 or the nearby A roads. However, as these are all liable to peak time congestion, the choice is often pay up or hold up. For other tolls, satnavs include an option to avoid toll roads, which will make it easier to find an alternative route.

Which part of M6 is toll?

The M6 Toll, originally called the Birmingham Northern Relief Road, starts at junction 3a of the M6 in Warwickshire and rejoins it at 11a in Staffordshire.

Are there speed cameras on the M6 toll road?

No fixed cameras though. Be careful at the junction bit with the M42 where there are loads of cameras.

How many miles is the M6?

373.7 kmM6/Length

Why do we have to pay for tolls?

Tolls are like a tax that applies only to the users of the toll road. Toll roads allow new roads to be built and maintained without raising taxes on the general public. … Sometimes tolls are removed on roads once the cost of construction has been recovered from the tolls collected.

Do toll roads pay for themselves?

Highways don’t pay for themselves. Since 1947, the amount of money spent on highways, roads and streets has exceeded the amount raised through gasoline taxes and other so-called “user fees” by $600 billion (2005 dollars), representing a massive transfer of general government funds to highways.

How do I pay M6 Toll?

Card. Pay by credit, debit or fuel card. Quick and easy payments can be made by contactless card. TAG is our electronic pre-paid device.

How do I pay UK tolls?

In busy places, tolls can be paid by credit card or fuel card, on smaller bridges only coins are accepted. There are no toll gates in places with Free Flow toll system and tolls must be paid additionally. Payment options are listed on the segment’s online presentation under the links on the map.

Is the M6 Toll open today?

There are no current incidents or roadworks on the M6 Toll.