Question: Can I Give My Ipass To Someone Else?

How much does an Ipass cost?

The Illinois Tollway is lowering the cost of getting an I-Pass transponder for those who open a new account, reducing the price to $30 from $50, officials said Thursday.

Existing customers will also be allowed to reduce the minimum amount needed to replenish their I-Pass accounts to $20 from $40..

Can you run tolls with paper plates?

The pay a lot of attention to the vehicles with paper plates (that and not having plates on your vehicle is illegal regardless). They could stop you for the reason of having paper plates while on the toll roads for no other reason but to check that you have the transponder.

Can I transfer my transponder to another car?

Sticker transponders cannot be moved from vehicle to vehicle. Hardcase transponders can be moved from vehicle to vehicle as long as the license plate number for each vehicle is listed on your account and the transponder is properly mounted.

Where do I send my Ipass transponder?

To exchange your transponder by certified mail, send the transponder, wrapped in foil, with a letter requesting an exchange to I-PASS Fulfillment Center, P.O. Box 806518, Chicago, IL 60680. A new unit will be shipped upon receipt of your old transponder.

How do I know if my Ipass transponder is working?

Drive through an I-PASS or Pay Online lane on any Tollway ramp. If there is a blue or yellow light, your transponder is working. Drive through a lane with an automatic coin machine. The red (stop) and green (thank you) lights will let you know if the transponder was successfully read.

Is there a monthly charge for Ipass?

Illinois’s I-Pass system costs $30 to obtain, a $10 refundable deposit and $20 prepaid tolls. The minimum balance is $20, and the account auto-replenishes 10% of the average monthly usage or a minimum of $10. There is no annual fee for the I-Pass.

What happens if you go through Ipass without transponder?

If you go through an E-ZPass only lane with no transponder, it may post to the rental agency’s E-ZPass account by the license plate and you may be assessed a fee plus the toll rate from the rental company.

Does an Ipass have to be registered to a car?

If multiple vehicles are sharing a single transponder, you must register each vehicle to the I-PASS account. Use online account management to add a vehicle.

How do I know if I have unpaid tolls in Illinois?

If you would like to calculate your unpaid tolls to anticipate your charges, simply open the Trip Calculator, right click on the map where your trip started (within Illinois) and where it ended (within Illinois) and the calculator will chart your route and identify your tolls.

Can I drive through Illinois tolls and pay later?

You can still pay previously unpaid tolls for up to 14 days, and you’ll be able to set an end date to ensure you’re not charged in the future for that same vehicle.

Can you put EZ Pass on dashboard?

Many drivers leave it on the dashboard because they own multiple cars, although E- ZPass will send free velcro strips for multiple cars. … That means you need to follow the instructions and mount it near the rearview mirror because that’s the sweet spot to ensure the E-ZPass will be read,” says McGurk.

How long does it take to get an Ipass transponder?

It may take up to 30 days to receive your transponder(s) in the mail. You can still drive The Toll Roads and pay with your new account.

Is EZ Pass and Ipass the same?

I-Pass is part of the E-ZPass network and works with our local tolled bridges. I-Pass is used in Illinois and on the Indiana Toll Road.

Does an Ipass expire?

If the transponder is not replaced within 45 days of the date on the letter, the transponder will be deactivated and continued use of that transponder will result in toll violations. The new transponder will be active and ready for use within 24 hours in Illinois and within 48 hours in other states that accept I-PASS.

Can you get an Ipass if you don’t live in Illinois?

You don’t have to be an Illinois resident to get an Illinois I-PASS.

Can EZ Pass be read in glove compartment?

Yes, an EZPass transponder will be read from the upper glove compartment of a Gen II or III even in a high-speed (55 or 65 MPH) lane.

How do I add a car to my Ipass?

To add a vehicle, sign in to your account here, then choose “View Vehicles” then choose “Add Vehicle.”

Can you use your own Ipass in a rental car?

I-PASS customers now have the ability to temporarily add license plates of traveling family and friends and rental cars to their I-PASS accounts. Temporary plates can be added as authorized I-PASS account users to pay tolls electronically and avoid violations.

Can two cars use one transponder?

Can I use my transponder in other vehicles? Yes, you may transfer a transponder between vehicles as long as they are of the same vehicle class. There are penalties for using a transponder in a different vehicle class (i.e. Car transponder in a tractor- trailer.)

What happens if you drive through a toll without paying in Illinois?

Currently, a $20 fine is assessed for each unpaid toll if left unpaid. That penalty escalates by another $50 if the notice remains unpaid for an additional 60 days. For example, a single trip with five unpaid tolls could cost a passenger vehicle owner more than $100 plus toll costs.