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Old 04-15-2014, 06:14 PM   #1
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Eh? Toll-By-Plate Invoice

I received a bill along with a photo that was a black box with a couple of white dots. The black box was supposed to be a photo of me passing through a toll booth in south Florida.

The tag number matches my DR650, but I have never ridden a motorcycle through a toll.

The bill is for $3.27 and the phone number on the invoice is useless. It is nothing but a menu that finally offers a chance to pay.

Has anyone else been falsely billed through Toll-By-Plate?
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Old 04-15-2014, 06:34 PM   #2
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Just call them and contest it. Just keep hitting #. They will cancel it out. It's a PITA but I figure as many times as I've run it it and I never got charged, it works out. All of my crap is linked to my SunPass but they are apparently using 1980's technology to process it. They got me on a trailer a while back that was there mistake.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:58 PM   #3
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Just call them and contest it. Just keep hitting #. They will cancel it out. It's a PITA but I figure as many times as I've run it it and I never got charged, it works out. All of my crap is linked to my SunPass but they are apparently using 1980's technology to process it. They got me on a trailer a while back that was there mistake.
What he said. They "got" me in Miami on my DRZ a while back (I live near P'Cola). After many phone calls, I finally got in touch with a human, and she sent it up to be contested. Only issue I had after that was they never told me the outcome. I had to call them back to find out the toll had been dropped.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:39 AM   #4
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Gold diggers !!!
They saw both of you ride a "DR"....
ergo since Doctors have lots of money, let's distribute the wealth funneled through bogus tolls.
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Old 04-16-2014, 06:32 AM   #5
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Gold diggers !!!
They saw both of you ride a "DR"....
ergo since Doctors have lots of money, let's distribute the wealth funneled through bogus tolls.

I agree with this post
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:27 AM   #6
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I got one of those a few years back from the Orlando area.
Mine however clearly showed a Harley/Cruiser bike in the picture.

Yea, as I recall it was a major PITA to get a hold of someone, but I eventually did and got them to review and resolve it.
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:36 PM   #7
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Laugh It is resolved

I found an email address on the back of the invoice after looking it over again last night. After sending an email with all of the necessary info, it was resolved easily.

Thanks for the replies, I'm glad it is not just me that thinks their system is a goat rope.
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Old 04-21-2014, 08:52 AM   #8
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You do have to be careful in Dade County, wiith the exception of only like two places, everything is drive through tolls. There are no toll booths at all and unless you pay attention to the signs for the rates and look overhead you may not realize that you just went through a toll area. This applies to the Turnpike and all the expressways around Miami. Pretty much every expressway around here has multiple toll areas on them and its very easy to cruise right through them and never know that you were just hit with a toll by plate!!!

Keep in mind that if you have a transceiver for the turnpike go into the website and tie your bike plate to the transceiver. You can have multiple plates tied to one transceiver and it does not have to be with the vehicle. The rates are cheaper and you don't get hit with the admin fee for the toll by plate.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:01 PM   #9
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I have my bike tied into my account and I don't have a transceiver on it. Works fine

I heard maybeee if you ride on the side of the land when going on the surpass it won't pick up ur tag. Any truth to that?
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Old 06-19-2014, 08:00 PM   #10
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I have my bike tied into my account and I don't have a transceiver on it. Works fine

I heard maybeee if you ride on the side of the land when going on the surpass it won't pick up ur tag. Any truth to that?
I will just pay the three dollars...
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Old 06-19-2014, 08:44 PM   #11
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Running knobs on the interstate to avoid tolls and going around the booths in the ditch. Priceless!
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:22 PM   #12
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A friend of mine got one of these recently and it was physically impossible for him to have been where they said he was that day. I think it's a kind of scam, basically.
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Old 06-20-2014, 03:37 AM   #13
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running knobs on the interstate to avoid tolls and going around the booths in the ditch. Priceless!
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Old 06-20-2014, 07:29 AM   #14
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A friend of mine got one of these recently and it was physically impossible for him to have been where they said he was that day. I think it's a kind of scam, basically.
It wouldn't surprise me if they sent out thousands of random tickets hoping most will just pay up rather than fight it.
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Old 06-20-2014, 07:36 AM   #15
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A friend of mine got one of these recently and it was physically impossible for him to have been where they said he was that day. I think it's a kind of scam, basically.

Yep. I thought I saw something on the news a while back about this type of chit being a scam. Their mailing address was some P.O. Box in Miami. Totally bogus.
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