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I am not a FasTrak account holder and I used the FasTrak toll lane without paying the toll. Will I receive a violation notice?

If you drove in an express lane, yes. An image of the license plate was captured and a violation notice will be mailed to the vehicle's registered owner at the address on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) within 21 days of the violation.

If you crossed a toll bridge, no. All Bay Area bridges use automatic tolling. An image of the license plate was captured and an invoice will be mailed to the vehicle's registered owner at the address on file with the DMV. The invoice will only be for the amount of the toll. If the invoice is not paid by its due date, you will receive a violation notice.

The following is a schedule of toll evasion penalties:

  • First notice issued: toll plus $25 penalty
  • Second (delinquent) notice issued: toll plus $70 ($25 penalty plus $45 late fee). If the toll is paid within 15 days, the penalty is reduced to $25

Failure to pay the second notice may result in additional penalties and fees and withholding of your vehicle registration by the DMV and/or a referral to a collections agency.

You may resolve your violation online by paying the balance due using a credit card, or you can submit a dispute. To pay your violation by check, please follow the instructions described on the violation notice. To pay your violation with cash, visit one of our cash payment locations or the in-person counter at the FasTrak Customer Service Center during normal hours of operation.

Topic: Toll Violations