As you approach the toll point
There are no toll booths to stop and pay at – you simply drive along the toll road.
An image is captured
As you pass under the toll point cameras capture an image of your vehicle’s registration plate number.
Your toll is calculated
The system determines the type of vehicle you’re driving from your registration plate and assigns the correct toll.
Ways to pay
You can pay by toll account or online without extra charges. Purchases at a self service kiosk or by phone will have a payment charge added to your purchase.
If you don’t pay in time
If you haven’t paid within five days, a toll payment notice is sent to the registered person of the vehicle with an administration charge of $4.90.
Updated: 20/07/2010 10:00 a.m.
There are no toll booths so you don’t need to slow down, stop or look for loose change. This is the key benefit of electronic toll collection.
As your vehicle passes under the toll point, cameras capture an image of the vehicle’s registration plate number. The toll system uses the latest optical character recognition technology to read the registration plate and determine whether you are driving a motorcycle, car, truck, or bus, and assign the correct toll.
The amount you pay depends on the type of vehicle you’re driving. There is no extra charge for towing a caravan or trailer.
The system automatically checks to see if your vehicle is linked to an account. If it is, the toll transaction is loaded against the account and the toll automatically deducted.
If it isn’t, the system holds the toll record for five days. If you haven’t paid within the five days a toll payment notice is sent to the registered person of the vehicle.
You can take the hassle out of paying tolls by opening an account or purchasing multiple toll trips online.
You can also purchase over the phone which will have an additional $3.70 payment charge applied to your purchase or the self service kiosks near the toll road
which will have a 40 cent payment charge applied to your purchase.
We suggest you purchase your tolls before your trip or within five days to avoid the administration charge applied to all toll payment notices issued for unpaid tolls.
If you haven’t paid for a trip within five days, a toll payment notice will be sent to the registered person in relation to the vehicle and an additional administration charge of $4.90 will be added to cover the cost of issue and payment processing. We may also pass any unpaid tolls and associated costs onto a debt collection agency.
You need to pay the toll payment notice as soon as you can – if it hasn’t been paid within 28 days an infringement notice and $40 fee will be issued for each toll trip.
If the infringement notice is left unpaid a reminder notice is sent to the registered person of the vehicle.
The registered person of the vehicle then has 28 days to pay before the infringement is passed to the Ministry of Justice for collection.