Fully Electronic Toll Transaction On North-south Expressway Effective April 26

KUALA TERENGGANU, April 20(Bernama) --All transactions at toll plazas along the North-South Expressway will be fully electronic effective April 26.

PLUS chief executive officerMohammad Fuad Khusairisaid the implementation of the fully electronic system will involve71 remaining manual toll plazas between Juruand Skudai on the North-South Expressway.

This means no more cash transactions will be carried out at toll plazas and motorists have to use electronic cards, eitherPLUSMiles, Touch n Go or SmartTAGto pay thetoll, he said in a statement here today.

With the implementation, all toll plazas on PLUS-operatedexpressways, including on the Penang Bridge, Butterworth-KulimExpressway, ELITE, NKVE,Federal Highway Route 2(FHR2), Seremban-Port DicksonExpressway and the LinkeduaExpressway will be fully electronic.

He said 92 per cent of highway users are nowpaying toll electronically.

"OurSmartTAGand Touch 'n Go lanes are capable of handling 600 to 1,000 transactions per hour as compared to 180 transactions on cash lanes.

"Hence, highway users, especially those using the 71 plaza tolls between Juru and Skudai are advised to get their electronic cards ready as soon as possible,he added