How Much Does A FasTrak Account Cost?

Can I go through FasTrak without my transponder?

Yes.

FasTrak drivers must have a transponder mounted to their vehicle’s windshield.

State law requires a transponder to be in the vehicle or valid license plates properly mounted to the vehicle.

See CA Vehicle Code section 23302..

How do I know if my FasTrak transponder is working?

CHECK THE SIGN: When crossing a toll bridge, check the Driver Feedback Display at the toll plaza. If it doesn’t say “VALID FASTRAK,” your toll tag may be defective. CHECK YOUR ACCOUNT: Log in to your FasTrakaccount and review your transactions.

Where can I buy a FasTrak near me?

Purchase Retail Some Costco and Walgreens locations have toll tags available for pick-up and immediate use. If you pick up a toll tag at a retail store, you must register it online and create an account through our web account set-up process.

Do you have to activate FasTrak?

Welcome to FasTrak®! You must register your transponders and activate your account before driving. When the activation process is complete, your transponders will be ready to use on every tolled bridge, lane and road in California and $50 in toll credits will be added to your account.

How do you fight FasTrak tickets?

You can dispute a violation by filling out the “Contest of Notice” portion of your “Notice of Toll Evasion.” This notice is typically mailed to you within two weeks of driving The Toll Roads without paying. Please include a written explanation for contesting the violation.

Do you save money with FasTrak?

The toll tag does all the work—no more fumbling for cash! It saves money. On the Golden Gate Bridge, all FasTrak users pay a discounted toll rate. It provides incentives to carpool.

Can carpool go on FasTrak?

Carpools (2+ people), vanpools, motorcycles, and other toll-exempt vehicles may travel toll free with a FasTrak Flex or FasTrak CAV toll tag. To travel toll free, set the switch on the face of the tag to match the number of people in the vehicle (motorcycles should set the switch to 3+).

What is the difference between FasTrak and FasTrak Flex?

FasTrak Flex toll tags work just like FasTrak Standard toll tags but have a three-position switch that can be adjusted to signal whether you are traveling as a carpool or alone. It is required for most Bay Area express lanes.

Do you have to pay monthly for FasTrak?

There are no fees to open or to maintain a FasTrak account. Think of your FasTrak account as a little bank account for tolls. Your account must always have a balance, and tolls will be automatically deducted from your balance each time a toll is collected.

Does AAA sell FasTrak transponders?

You can visit participating AAA, Albertsons, or Costco locations to purchase your transponder at a discounted price. You must activate the transponder on a new or existing account before using Metro ExpressLanes.

How long does FasTrak last?

A The battery may fade after five years or so, in which case you call customer service and exchange the tag for a new one. However, when a FasTrak account has not been used for 12 consecutive months or longer, you will be notified and can either close the account or keep it open.

How much does FasTrak cost per month?

The MMT is the minimum usage required for a FasTrak account and is based on the number of transponders assigned to the account ($3.50 per account plus $1 per transponder)….MMT and Fee Schedule:Minimum Monthly in Tolls (One Transponder Included)$4.50Minimum Monthly in Tolls for Each Additional Transponder$1.008 more rows

Is FasTrak free on weekends?

The express lanes will operate from 5 am to 8 pm, Monday through Friday. They are free for all drivers on weekends and weeknights. 3-person carpools, buses, vanpools and motorcycles must use a FasTrak Flex toll tag set to 3+ to travel toll free. 2-person carpools pay a toll.

How much is a FasTrak Flex?

Standard FasTrak toll tags and the FasTrak Flex toll tags are free. There are no fees to open or to maintain a FasTrak account, regardless of the type of toll tag you use. Think of your FasTrak account as a little bank account for tolls.

How much is a FasTrak transponder?

The transponders cost about $40—though luckily that amount can be used as a credit for your tolls—and they must be registered via the ExpressLanes website. Beginning June 1st, everyone with a transponder must pay a $1 monthly fee, though toll discounts are available for low-income drivers.

How much is FasTrak at Costco?

At participating Costco Warehouses and Orange County Albertsons locations, purchase a FasTrak® transponder for $44.99 and get $5.01 in free tolls credited to your account once the transponder is activated at TheTollRoads.com.

How does FasTrak know if you are a carpool?

It’s your responsibility to remove the fast track and put it in the bag provided which blocks the signal keeping you from being charged. While you travel the express Lane, those without a FastTrack will trigger a warning light for cops up ahead to check and make sure you are a carpool.

Can I put my FasTrak in another car?

FasTrak Standard and FasTrak Flex toll tags can be moved from vehicle to vehicle as long as they are properly mounted at each location, as described in the mounting instructions. … However, to avoid potential problems, FasTrak recommends that you obtain toll tags for each vehicle.

How do I get FasTrak Flex?

You can order a FasTrak Flex toll tag online, over the phone with a customer service representative at 877-BAY-TOLL (877-229-8655), or you can pick one up at the in-person counter at the FasTrak Customer Service Center.

What happens if you accidentally get on the express lane?

What can I do if I accidentally enter the express lanes? Remain calm and continue driving to the first available exit. … In order to avoid additional fees for driving in the express lanes without a transponder, please call SunPass at 1-888-TOLL-FLA (1-888-865-5352).

What happens if you go through FasTrak without paying?

When a vehicle passes through a tolled facility without a valid toll tag, License Plate Account, or one-time payment, FasTrak will issue a toll evasion violation to the vehicle’s registered owner. On the Golden Gate Bridge, vehicles without FasTrak or a prepaid toll account will be sent a toll invoice.