CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

TxDOT Prepares To Name Top Toll Violators

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl TxDOT Prepares To Name Top Toll ViolatorsPick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 TxDOT Prepares To Name Top Toll ViolatorsCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 TxDOT Prepares To Name Top Toll ViolatorsViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 TxDOT Prepares To Name Top Toll ViolatorsPick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

(credit: NTTA)

(credit: NTTA)

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) - The Texas Department of Transportation is continuing its efforts to collect millions of dollars in unpaid tolls from a group of thousands of habitual violators. The next step in enforcement begins on Thursday, when the department will share the names and cities of those violators with media members, and post their identities online.

Senate Bill 1792 granted TxDOT the power to publicly report the names of habitual toll violators.

Drivers have until noon on Wednesday to make good on their toll bills, and avoid the online list that will be released on Thursday. Featured on the list will be the names and cities of toll violators, along with their number of unpaid tolls and the amount that each person owes, fees included.

TxDOT is targeting some 28,000 vehicle owners who have each amassed more than 100 unpaid tolls, totaling more than $27 million. The list even includes some offenders with thousands of toll violations.

Along with publishing the habitual violator list online, TxDOT also has the authority to ban certain vehicles from traveling on toll roads, with approval from the Texas Transportation Commission. Banned vehicles found on toll roads can be ticketed and impounded. The department can also report habitual violators to county tax assessors and potentially block a driver from being able to renew their vehicle’s registration.

Anyone with unpaid tolls is urged to call the TxTag Customer Service Center weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at 888-468-9824. A payment plan can be set up, if needed, and a negotiated settlement amount may even be offered to some drivers.

Latest News:

Top Trending: