How Are Toll Tickets Implemented in Florida?

In the following I have put together some useful information regarding toll violations and payment options. Along its implementation comes the penalties for anyone committing toll violations. To avoid committing toll violations, citizens are required to pay tolls.

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Toll Violations are very serious issues. If not handled immediately and professionally they can escalate into financial ruin. Better call us at 305-LAW-Firm.

Tolls may be paid with cash, or with such prepaid accounts as SunPass, E-Pass or LeeWay. Your prepaid account must contain adequate funds to ensure you can pay your toll at the time you travel through the lane, just as cash customers do.

Electronic Enforcement:

SunPass takes a picture of your license tag as you go through the lane. If we do not receive a signal from a transponder, and cannot match your license plate to an active account, an unpaid toll violation will be mailed to you.

If you have run a SunPass-only lane and are a SunPass customer, but forgot your transponder, simply log onto your account and make sure the license plate number of the vehicle you were traveling in is listed on your account. You should do this within 72 hours of running the lane to make sure you don’t receive a violation in the mail.

If you have run a SunPass-only lane and are not a SunPass customer, you may mail the toll to Florida’s Turnpike within 10 days. You will only owe the toll amount and no service charges will apply. Include date, time, plaza, vehicle make and license plate number. See below for mailing information

If you missed a toll in an unattended cash lane:

Florida’s Turnpike understands than sometimes you may not have exact change at an unattended exact change toll lane. Payment for the toll is still required. You need to mail the payment within 10 days.

For citizens in Florida who are not fully informed with toll violations, you can read the full article here.

Additional information regarding toll violations call Traffic Ticket Office in Miami 305-LAW-FIRM (305-529-3476) or contact us to call you back.

According to the SunPass website, there are several terms you need to know as well as the options to pay your unpaid toll ticket such as:

If you are a SunPass Customer

Receipt of an Unpaid Toll Document may mean one or more of the following: There is inaccurate license plate information on your SunPass account; there are no funds on your SunPass account; the transponder is mounted incorrectly or not mounted, which results in your transponder functioning intermittently or the batteries in the transponder need to be replaced (if applicable).

  • Paying Tolls – Florida’s Turnpike

If you are in a SunPass-Only lane never stop. 1 (Exit 1) and County Line Road ( Exit 47) interchanges in Miami-Dade County, and cash tolls are not accepted.

  • Sales Locations – SunPass

Turnpike Sales Locations. Purchasing a SunPass Mini transponder or Portable…

If you are an E-PASS or Leeway Customer

Please contact your agency’s Customer Service Center and they will promptly assist you with this matter.

Uniform Traffic Citations

If you are issued an Uniform Traffic Citation (UTC), you must pay the document within 30 days from the date of issuance. If you do not reply to the notice within 30 days from the date of issuance, the citation will go to the Clerk of the Court in the county where the citation was issued.

For complete information on their website, you can check here.

You can always check the internet for more information regarding toll violations, some links are here:


  • Home – MDXWay

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) provides safe, … Get answers to questions about MDX, SunPass, Toll-by-Plate, Toll Enforcement and rented vehicles.

  • MiamiHerald.comTolls upon tolls – Florida’s Turnpike express-lane plan gets nod – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

“It’s a toll within a toll and I don’t like that concept. It takes from the regular commuters who are already paying a toll. It’s like double taxation.”.

Tolls will increase by a quarter along the Florida Turnpike and other toll roads operated by the state. Some tolls to be increased include: turnpike tolls at Cypress Creek will now be a $1 for Sunpass customers and $1.25 for those paying cash. Tolls To Increase At Most State-Operated Locations on June 24.

The plan aims to add tolls in new locations and eliminate toll booths on both roads by collecting tolls electronically. Tolls On Two Expressways Could Go All Electronic In 2014.

Parts of the Miami-Dade county expressway system feature cashless tolling also known as Open Road Tolling (ORT) and Toll-By-Plate. The toll rates are posted in advance of the toll gantry on the side of the road.

  • WDBJTolls – Dolphin Expressway and Airport Expressway toll increase – wdbj7.com

“No thank you. Just because we have easy electronic tolling now doesn’t mean tolls should be installed everywhere,” said another driver on the Sun Sentinel’s Facebook page. Miami-Dade Expressway Authority’s five toll roads pay tolls.

It looks like this expressway will get some tolls NO TOLLS. The tolls are apparently on both sides of the Snaper Creek.

You can’t blame us for being astounded at the inanity of Florida since all tolls were removed from our home state of Connecticut in 1988 as wasteful of gas and time, costly in terms of the bureaucracy needed for tolls, and self-defeating.or you can visit Traffic Ticket Office and have all your concerns regarding toll violations addressed by professional and experienced traffic lawyers.