Concerning Cash and Credit Card Toll Transactions
855-RICR-10-00-4 ACTIVE RULE
4.1Authorization and Purpose
4.1.1Authorization for Regulations
The following Rules and Regulations concerning a change to the cash and credit card toll transactions (“Rules and Regulations”) are promulgated by the Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority (“Authority”) in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 24-12-37 and 42-35-2.11.
These Rules and Regulations are intended to provide the public with information regarding the manner in which the Authority, in its discretion, may collect tolls by cash or credit card.
4.2Change Concerning Cash and Credit Card Toll Transactions
From time to time, including in time of a State of Emergency declared by the Governor pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 30-15-9 or other applicable statute, the Authority may close one (1) or more cash/credit card lanes for any reason. If cash/credit card lanes are closed, then such traffic may be directed through the E-ZPass lanes normally designated for vehicles equipped with E-ZPass transponders, in which case no administrative fee shall be charged, but an invoice for the toll as set at the time of assessment shall be mailed to the registered vehicle owner or the E-ZPass account holder. If the invoiced individual or entity makes timely payment of the toll, as specified in said notice in accordance with the invoice terms, then the invoiced individual or entity will not be deemed a Toll Violator or Toll Evader, as defined in of this Subchapter, for purposes of the invoiced transaction.
|Title||855||Turnpike and Bridge Authority|
|Chapter||10||Bridges, Facilities and Tolls|
|Part||4||Concerning Cash and Credit Card Toll Transactions|
|Type of Filing||Periodic Refile|
R.I. Gen. Laws § 24-12-37
R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35-2.11
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