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How to best get through a motorway toll booth safely between paying and the barrier closing?

I ride a motorcycle (I've never learned to drive a car) and I cannot imagine anything you could be doing in a car that takes as long as zipping up the riding suit, putting the gloves back on, putting ...
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Is the Golden Gate Bridge toll fee indicated before entering the bridge?

First, there's a "LAST EXIT BEFORE TOLL" sign alerting you that you have 1/2 mile to exit before the toll. Then, there's a sign advising you to call 511 for "travel info" and "toll info." Not a ...
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How to minimize tolls when driving past NYC

You have to cross the Hudson River somewhere, so its bridges are natural choke points. The three closest to, but not entering, New York City are: New Tappan Zee Bridge on I-87/I-287/NYS Thruway, ...
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What does the circled 1 sign mean on Google maps next to "Tolls"?

As correctly stated by @MichaelSeifert, it is a graphic representation of coins. A circle alone wouldn't be easily interpreted as currency. I speculate that using the dollar symbol would be biasing in ...
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How common is it for large bridges or bridge-tunnel complexes to not have toll?

Yes, there are large bridges that don't have tolls. This is true in countries around the world, but given that you're specifically asking about the US, one example is the Seven Mile Bridge, which as ...
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How to best get through a motorway toll booth safely between paying and the barrier closing?

From personal experience, you have more than 30 seconds at least. Normally, the bar does not go down unless a car passes through, so you don't need to hurry at all. You will find that after some ...
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Toll road cost for car ride from Marseille to Perpignan

The best way to calculate toll pricing in France is to use ViaMichelin (not affiliated) Putting in Marseille to Perpignan will give you a summary like this And you can find the cost section with the ...
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How to best get through a motorway toll booth safely between paying and the barrier closing?

The barrier will wait for you - even for 10 minutes. As a safety matter, you absolutely must not rush. Take your time and correctly put away the coins, cards etc. Do not rush, for any reason. You ...
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Pay toll to Rimini

Toll will be about 29 euros. When entering the highway from Gorizia the first toll station is "Villesse". Then you travel towards Venezia Mestre, Padova, Bologna and then Rimini. Exiting from "Rimini ...
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Is the Golden Gate Bridge toll fee indicated before entering the bridge?

Yes, the toll signs are plainly displayed, and at least two on any approach. You can fire up Google Earth or Google Maps, drag the "little man" figure to any of the blue lines on the map, and enter ...
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Are vignettes needed to drive on German motorways?

No, you do not need a vignette but might need a environmental sticker in some cities: Numerous cities have set up or decreed environment zones to reduce pollution in their city centres. Vehicles with ...
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In the USA, how are electronic tolls handled for a rental car?

There are no national guidelines for toll roads in the U.S.; each toll road is regulated by a state or by an interstate agency or public corporation. Furthermore, it is not uncommon for different ...
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Google Maps avoid (or allow) tolls only for selected country, on multi-country routing

Unfortunately no. What kind of works is to switch the 'avoid toll road' settings on and off when you cross the border. At least with Android Auto, that can be done relatively easy while driving. When ...
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Norway forest roads tolls by bicycle

Simple answer: There are no road tolls for bicycles in Norway.
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Out-of-country plates on bill-by-plate toll road

Most American visitors without transponders will be billed (or rather the registered owner of the car will be billed, via mail) for their use of the electronic toll roads. There is a reciprocity ...
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How to minimize tolls when driving past NYC

It's simpler than you might think. Look at the map (with tolls removed), decide which roads you do not want to travel on and use an alternative route. A quick check of the geography shows that ...
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Not all tolls can be paid with cash. What are my options with a rental car?

Road tolling is not standardized in the U.S., and even within the same state there can be multiple tolling authorities, systems, and policies. Therefore, the answer depends on the system. Some ...
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London Congestion Charge on A205

If you went from A2 to A3 on the A205 then here is your route superimposed on the London Congestion Charge map. So the answer is: no charge.
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How can I pay tolls on Japanese expressways?

There are two options. The easy way is cash, which is (at time of writing) still accepted by every toll plaza on every Japanese expressway: just collect a chit on entry and pay when you leave. But ...
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Google Maps avoid (or allow) tolls only for selected country, on multi-country routing

Since none of the navigation programs that I am aware of allow that, one could use 2 navigation programs, e.g. Waze and Google Maps, configure one to avoid tolls and switch programs with a voice ...
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Is the french Télépéage system available for foreigners, and does it make sense to use it?

Summary It should be possible to subscribe to the service as long as you have a SEPA zone bank account. That would require to deal with a bit of paperwork that is only available in french language. ...
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Spanish Expressway Toll Refund

The portion of the AP-7 that runs from Alicante to Tarragona reverted to the Spanish government on the first of January of 2020. Starting that day the motorway is now free to use without tolls. As ...
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What's the point of having a Good To Go! pass aside from avoiding the extra 25¢USD/trip?

Seattle-area resident (and frequent Good To Go! user) here. Good To Go! works a bit differently depending on the context in which it is used. You can explore each use case here. In summary, there are ...
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Google Maps avoid (or allow) tolls only for selected country, on multi-country routing

If you are not wedded to Google products, then the mapy.cz web and mobile app has this feature. Mapy.cz uses OpenStreetMap data so the maps are quite good, although may be missing some businesses etc. ...
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How common is it for large bridges or bridge-tunnel complexes to not have toll?

Germany has a general toll for all commercial vehicles heavier than 3,5 metric tons on all controlled-access highways and some federal highways. As far as I am aware, there is no instance of any sort ...
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What's the point of having a Good To Go! pass aside from avoiding the extra 25¢USD/trip?

A cursory glance of the GoodToGo! website that you link to shows that: With a GoodToGo account: You save money Toll fees are automatically deducted from your account (either pre or post-pay) Without ...
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What's the point of having a Good To Go! pass aside from avoiding the extra 25¢USD/trip?

Reddit user doktorhladnjak mentions the reason why the pass is financially recommended whereas the "Good To Go!" lanes/tolls seem to have the ability to read license plates: Sometimes their ...
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In the USA, how are electronic tolls handled for a rental car?

Some car rental companies facilitate toll payments. E.g. Hertz offers the Hertz Toll Day Pass and the PlatePass. Hertz Toll Day Pass: The Hertz Toll Day Pass is an opt-in system that covers all toll ...
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Which roads in Mexico have tolls and how high are they

The Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes website has a list of all toll-roads (Autopistas), their length, and toll charges. As mentioned in my comment, the toll is approximately $1-2MXN per ...
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