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2 hours ago, sagar said:

True but, the Fastag censors are also not so quick enough in detection.


Agree on it, it takes around ~5 seconds to detect. 

Still it is much faster than conventional method. 


14 hours ago, Sridhar Tandra said:

I heard that Fast Tag will be a mandatory


That is a good move. 

I think lot of showroom guys are providing tags, while buying a new car. 
ICICI and PayTM has tie-ups with few service centres. 


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No toll at Hyderabad ORR if 20 vehicles are waiting in any lane from April 1. 

Challenge remains to calculate the number of cars. Also, what will happen to the FASTag owners? Because people without FASTag get into the FASTag lane as well. 

Though it is a very good move to avoid traffic congestion at tolls, but looks very difficult as the collection system of FASTag as well as manual process to be monitored very very closely and to control passengers who will claim about his numbers in the lane to avoid payment.

Source: WhatsApp forward of a newspaper extract. 



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On 3/1/2019 at 9:40 AM, Pralay said:

Challenge remains to calculate the number of cars.


Calculating no. of cars is an uphill task. 
Some thing like a yellow line will help. 


What about the 21st car? How will they identify it. 


This rule looks complicated!


On 3/1/2019 at 9:40 AM, Pralay said:

what will happen to the FASTag owners?


As of now FASTag on ORR is hybrid. 

Unless the operator press the button, you won't be charged. The gates won't open automatically. 

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This similar rule already exists but was never followed. Every time during the Sankranthi season I curse the officials for not following the existing rule.


6 hours ago, Ranger said:

FASTag on ORR is hybrid.


Both direct Fastag and also the Hybrid Fastag lanes exist as per my observation this week :D  

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Well now things are all sorted out I guess ..
If I don’t take receipt and just drive through entry then there is correct amount being deducted .
If I take a reciept and then use Paytm during exit amount is incorrect ..

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On ‎3‎/‎9‎/‎2019 at 4:45 PM, ksa171983 said:

Well now things are all sorted out I guess ..


Yes, Things have got a lot better compared to the initial days when it was introduced. I hope it gets even better in the coming days ahead. Now that you are back, we are eagerly waiting to see your Rajasthan Travel story accompanied by good pictures here :D 

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6 hours ago, Ranger said:

Now there is a guard at FASTag lane. (Gachibowli exit)

Looks like soon they will change from Hybrid to dedicated FASTag lane. 


Must needed. Gachibowli exit needs two dedicated lanes for tag users. 

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These paints will fade away in couple of months. We have seen many such initiatives for photo ops. Once it is shared no one maintains it. In developed countries it is common at each and every street. We don't see such things even on toll roads. :)

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On 1/20/2021 at 12:01 AM, uday said:

These paints will fade away in couple of months.

Agreed but our ORR has been different from the beginning due to strict monitoring of speeding vehicles through speed guns and challans!! Let's hope for the best 🤞

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This is much needed as many people are not aware of this rule when they get onto the ORR. I’ve noticed the new LEDs sign boards being displayed about the speed limits.

It would be a good initiative of they also start displaying information about the heavy vehicles on 3rd and 4th lanes and cars on 1st and 2nd lanes. This is much needed knowledge for the truckers 😊

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