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Old 09-04-2012, 10:01 AM   #50
der_saeufer
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Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Madison, WI and/or Charleston, SC
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Originally Posted by SFCommuteRider View Post
If the transponder doesnt register the system looks up your license number and adds to your account But, They charge the full fare instead of the reduced carpool fare for motorcycles! Check your bill.
I've never been charged the full fare when going through at carpool hours, though I think that's what happens on the Golden Gate if your tag doesn't read since you have to go through a staffed lane to get the discount. The state-owned bridges will get you for the correct amount.

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Originally Posted by trc.rhubarb View Post

Had me scared there!
Here's a line from a bill (looks like I got lucky):

Tag Agency Plaza Entry Time Entry Exit Debit Balance
CA20N5436 CALT BEN 08:45:39 17 - - $2.50 $18.40
The loop detector in the carpool lane's pavement on the Benicia-Martinez bridge is very easy to dodge. Just saying.
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