E-Zpass Troubles Continue

E-Zpass Troubles Continue

There are 4 comments on the WKBW-TV story from Jun 29, 2009, titled E-Zpass Troubles Continue. In it, WKBW-TV reports that:

The Eyewitness newsroom has been inundated with phone calls and emails from many of you who use the Grand Island Toll Booths on the New York State Thruway.

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United States

#1 Jun 29, 2009
If my fellow drivers claims are based in fact, I hope they receive justice. I own two vehicles registered with EZPass, one driven by my wife and one driven by myself. I use the EZPass lane, while my wife prefers to use the cash lane due to her getting a "staight shot" at the lanes of the south bridge and difficulty of getting others to let her merge from the right or left lane. I have received no letters claiming excessive speed at toll barriers in the past 12 years. One only needs to follow the posted speed limits on any local highway to find drivers passing on both right and left lanes, honking horns, and giving obscene jestures. I tend to drive the maximum speed while all this occurs, not to mention if someone is behind me when I make a complete stop at a stop sign on any local street. Personally, I'm for stricter enforcement of all traffic laws - but then I'm just a responsible driver and parent that has to explain to my children why they need to follow the rules while others don't.

Fredonia, NY

#2 Jun 29, 2009
Are you suggesting that EZ Pass doesn't make these kind of mistakes? If you are I'm here to tell you a story. They sent us a bill that was very threatening claiming that our truck had been in Manhattan and run the ez pass, our truck didn't have an ezpass on it and we don't drive on the thruway with it...especially not to NYC. It took many phone calls and letters and finally, my husband talked with William Parment our assemblyman to get it straightened out. I feel sorry for anyone who gets caught up in this mess as it seemed so overwhelmingly stressful to prove the truth!

Fredonia, NY

#3 Jun 30, 2009
All in all though it is a pretty good system Beats the deuce out of paying with cash

United States

#4 Jul 3, 2009
Screw the Thruway, take 5-20, and save your $ and bitchin'.

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