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nraacct

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:17:16 PM

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority on Wednesday approved a plan to begin collecting the 10-cent charges accumulated by drivers crossing the Sakonnet River Bridge.

Soon, the authority will send bills to drivers who don’t have an E-ZPass and who’ve crossed the bridge at least 25 times since tolling began in August, according to David Darlington, the authority’s chairman.


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zuess28
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:35:49 AM

Its just the begining.
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 1:46:41 AM

Only 10 cents? I'm sure this will go up if more people continue to use the bridge and not pay.
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bston
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 1:22:15 AM

Get all they can, can all they get & then sit on the can!
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qwerty17
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:05:35 AM

10 cents?
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CrackedLCD
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 2:10:15 AM

Only 10¢? That's so reasonable, I can't help but feel skeptical.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 1:11:11 AM

Oh lucky them!
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1momsunshine
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:07:52 AM

$$ some how.
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EdWoods
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:52:28 PM

Charge a different, higher toll to those who do not use an ezpass.
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MrLefty0706
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:12:52 PM

Why start at 25 times? In all fairness to the EZ Pass users the toll skippers should be charged for every trip across the bridge.
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nurdco
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:10:32 PM

IGNOREd...
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Pramodsharma
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 10:56:03 PM

Make the revenue in fair way, you are already charging taxes, why then this ?
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Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 8:55:09 PM

Gotta get their $$ some how.
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tnfran
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 8:46:12 PM

Ok. WHat will it cost them to recoup costs of logging, sending the bill etc?

[Edited by: tnfran at 10/11/2013 8:47:32 PM EST]
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agrico
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 8:39:03 PM

make toll tags easy to buy - Amazon or Walmart
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jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 7:43:38 PM

Sound expensive to track this.
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velichita
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:57:19 PM

Another way to collect money.
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OTISFL
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:36:39 PM

Buy the EZ pass!
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:01:48 PM

Why wait 25 times,
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djwhit
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:47:44 PM

GET IT DONE..........
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Metrolizer
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:22:00 PM

Are the vehicle tracking records ever deleted?

Completely?
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kag2010
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:18:31 PM

Interesting.
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cashpile
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:12:20 PM

They're watching.
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dunesfly
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:08:19 PM

Is this as stupid as it sounds?
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:55:35 PM

add a couple zero's to that toll and your in business
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:53:32 PM

You can be sure this toll will go up.
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JDchefF
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:46:59 PM

Should either increase the toll or get rid of it.
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reidlej
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:45:36 PM

Hardly worth the effort. The EZ Pass monthly fee may be more than the $2.50 they are trying to collect!
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flatrock14
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:02:06 PM

10 cents really
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SycamoreISU
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:55:28 PM

A ten cent toll? One would think the administrative costs would be more.
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dodsworth
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:28:49 PM

Interesting. Part of a trend to focus on toll taking.
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