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How much is the violation penalty for using an express lane without a valid FasTrak toll tag?

If you use an express lane without a valid FasTrak toll tag, you will receive a violation notice. The following is a schedule of toll evasion penalties:

  • First notice issued: $25 penalty
  • Second (delinquent) notice issued: $70 ($25 penalty plus $45 late fee). If the toll is paid within 15 days, the penalty is reduced to $25

Failure to pay the second notice may result in additional penalties and fees and withholding of your vehicle registration by the DMV and/or a referral to a collections agency. In addition, high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane (also called "carpool lane") violation penalties may apply.

Topic: Toll Violations