Interoperability - eToll
The National Roads Authority introduced a customer friendly toll payment system (eToll) which commenced operation nationwide on Friday 15th June, 2007.
The eToll concept is simple and convenient :
“a tag from any of the authorised tag providers will operate on toll roads nationwide”.
For a full listing of electronic tag providers and their account offerings check out www.tagcompare.ie and choose the service offering that suits you. Any of the listed tags will also operate on the barrier-free tolling on the M50 (between Junctions 6 & 7) which is planned to be introduced as and from 30th August 2008. Also, all lanes at all toll plazas (with the exception of the HGV dedicated lanes at the Dublin Port Tunnel) are ETC enabled.
What is eToll?
eToll is the Irish symbol for electronic tolling. Electronic tolling allows motorists to use electronic tolling lanes, thereby saving time and availing of user friendly payment methods.
How does electronic tolling work?
Electronic tolling uses a small electronic tag which is placed in the vehicle and is detected each time the vehicle passes through the plaza. The toll is then debited to the customers account. The electronic tolling system will automatically recognise the correct toll for the class of vehicle you are driving.
Where can I get an electronic tag?
There are a number of companies in Ireland providing electronic tags to motorists. For a full listing of electronic tag providers and their account offerings check out www.tagcompare.ie and choose the service offering that suits you. Any one of the listed tags will operate at toll plazas nationwide.
What does interoperability mean?
These providers use the eToll Interoperability system which means a driver will only need one tag for tolling facilities in Ireland. We recommend that only one tag should be installed in each vehicle.
Based on the pilot programme we are expecting an approximate 98% success rate, but there will be difficulty if a tag is faulty or its placement within a car is incorrect. Please refer to the issuers instructions regarding placement of the tag and if there is any difficulty with the electronic tag please contact the tag issuer.
Drivers with more then one tag need to be aware that only one tag will be read through random selection. Therefore it is advised that drivers choose a preferred tag to be placed properly within their car.
Tag Service Providers Using the eToll Interoperability System
For a full listing of electronic tag providers and their account offerings check out www.tagcompare.ie and choose the service offering that suits you.
|Passdirect||DirectRoute (Fermoy) Limited,|
Golf Club Road,
Fermoy, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 25 40199
Watergrasshill, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 21 4889968
Eurolink Motorway Operation Ltd.
North-Link M1 Ltd