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#11771964 - 08/11/16 04:57 PM Toll Tag for boats
Cigga Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 285
Loc: Frisco, TX
Do you guys get toll tags for your boat? If so, where you you stick it? I have a t-top, does the toll tag have a clear sight to the toll tag readers? I thought they would just charge to my truck's toll tag but I keep getting a bill for it in the mail.
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#11772043 - 08/11/16 05:36 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
Bob Landry Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2534
Loc: Austin, Tx
Don't drive on toll roads. It's nothing but a money grab for the state. I have yet to drive on a single one of them and I get where I'm going with no problems at all. I pay to use roads every time I buy gas. I'll do whatever it takes to starve our bloated self-serving government out of a single dollar at any level.
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#11772079 - 08/11/16 06:00 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2664
Loc: Arlington
Contact the toll tag company. It is suppose to be per axle. It is probably that they don't have the trailer license plate attached to that toll tag and it is reading it as a separate vehicle.

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#11772138 - 08/11/16 06:31 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Bobby Milam]
Cigga Offline
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Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 285
Loc: Frisco, TX
Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Don't drive on toll roads. It's nothing but a money grab for the state. I have yet to drive on a single one of them and I get where I'm going with no problems at all. I pay to use roads every time I buy gas. I'll do whatever it takes to starve our bloated self-serving government out of a single dollar at any level.


I wish I could avoid tolls. I live in DFW area. Every single highway is a toll road now.

Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Contact the toll tag company. It is suppose to be per axle. It is probably that they don't have the trailer license plate attached to that toll tag and it is reading it as a separate vehicle.


Thanks. I will call them tomorrow.
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#11772208 - 08/11/16 07:00 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
Cigga Offline
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Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 285
Loc: Frisco, TX
Ended up calling them. They had to issue me another tag but I do not have to physically place it on the trailer. Now my trailer should be linked to my acct. Thanks Bobby Milam for the suggestion.
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#11772817 - 08/12/16 05:11 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
I drive the toll roads every chance I get, even with the boat, its free for me, Disabled Vet

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#11772884 - 08/12/16 06:55 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: papamark]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 6411
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Originally Posted By: papamark
I drive the toll roads every chance I get, even with the boat, its free for me, Disabled Vet


Free toll just ain't enough payback brother.
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#11773991 - 08/12/16 06:29 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cast]
papamark Offline
Mini Tractor

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
Originally Posted By: Cast
Originally Posted By: papamark
I drive the toll roads every chance I get, even with the boat, its free for me, Disabled Vet


Free toll just ain't enough payback brother.


No its not, but Tx does take care of its VETS in other ways too

God Love Texas !!!!!

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#11775899 - 08/14/16 02:17 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: papamark]
Cigga Offline
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Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 285
Loc: Frisco, TX
Originally Posted By: papamark
Originally Posted By: Cast
Originally Posted By: papamark
I drive the toll roads every chance I get, even with the boat, its free for me, Disabled Vet


Free toll just ain't enough payback brother.


No its not, but Tx does take care of its VETS in other ways too

God Love Texas !!!!!


Got to take what you can. Lol.

Thank you for your service.
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#11778305 - 08/15/16 01:05 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
donothin Offline
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Registered: 05/16/08
Posts: 953
Loc: Belton Lake, Moffat
I do the 130 getting to Austin Bergstrom. I don't like it, but it is much more efficient than going through Austin from the North.

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#11792609 - 08/23/16 12:28 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Bob Landry]
Stump jumper Offline
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Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 7490
Loc: Rockwall
Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Don't drive on toll roads. It's nothing but a money grab for the state. I have yet to drive on a single one of them and I get where I'm going with no problems at all. I pay to use roads every time I buy gas. I'll do whatever it takes to starve our bloated self-serving government out of a single dollar at any level.
+1, when I hear the commercial about tolltags saving 50% I think heck I save 100% by avoiding tollways.

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#11797724 - 08/26/16 05:56 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Bob Landry]
gander Offline
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Registered: 12/04/05
Posts: 1267
Loc: Ellis county
Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Don't drive on toll roads. It's nothing but a money grab for the state. I have yet to drive on a single one of them and I get where I'm going with no problems at all. I pay to use roads every time I buy gas. I'll do whatever it takes to starve our bloated self-serving government out of a single dollar at any level.
The only one I use is the one that loops around Austin when I am driving thru.Not sure but was thinking the state didn't fund that road nor maintain it.Could be mistaken but anyway it saves me time.

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#11797764 - 08/26/16 06:54 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: gander]
Bob Landry Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2534
Loc: Austin, Tx
Originally Posted By: gander
Originally Posted By: Bob Landry
Don't drive on toll roads. It's nothing but a money grab for the state. I have yet to drive on a single one of them and I get where I'm going with no problems at all. I pay to use roads every time I buy gas. I'll do whatever it takes to starve our bloated self-serving government out of a single dollar at any level.
The only one I use is the one that loops around Austin when I am driving thru.Not sure but was thinking the state didn't fund that road nor maintain it.Could be mistaken but anyway it saves me time.


You are correct. Most of 130 is owned by some Spanish company. Another reason not to drive on it. It's a matter or principal. I feel like I pay for the right to use the roads every time I buy gas and I'll sit on a feeder and wait for a light before I pay more to drive on them. I guess I'm just hard headed. If people would stop driving on the tolls, a lot of that BS would go away, but as long as there are people willing pay for "convenience", that's probably not going to happen.
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#11797852 - 08/26/16 08:03 AM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Offline
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Registered: 09/05/07
Posts: 5460
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
I look for tollways to get on, work pays for my tolltag.

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#11803719 - 08/29/16 09:38 PM Re: Toll Tag for boats [Re: Cigga]
jcwebb70 Offline
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Registered: 02/20/06
Posts: 310
Loc: Allen, TX
toll roads are built from bond money paid with tolls, not our gas tax. the tolls pay for the construction and maintenance of those roads as well as the road side assistance. Just a convenience paid for only by those that use it. I use to swear I'd never drive one b/c I already paid taxes, then moved to the dfw area:) flehan

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