M6 Toll road

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Mr G Courier Service

2596
Original Poster

When travelling the M6 toll road make sure you use the unmanned booths that take credit /debit card payments .

I have used them 3 times in the last few weeks and only charged me for the price of a car -the base rate

Thyeson Light Haulage Ltd

440

If it's the same as the Severn Crossing they'll catch you on the cctv and you'll get a bill in the post plus an admin charge.

Euro Direct Despatch Force

109

I use also i use my Tesco club card works every time

AJM sameday Couriers

3440

I wiil be contacting them on Monday to explain what your upto, but I expect they already know,

Euro Direct Despatch Force

109

Joke i tried it doesnt work, but there is a floor with the system used a wrong debit card with no money on it by mistake and i got through genuine mistake though.

MyVanCan

1018

Small van is the same price as a car anyway on the M6 Toll isn't it?

Speed Couriers Nationwide Ltd

10314

Yup small van and car is the same price £5.50

RGM Courier Services

1737

Yet a small van is dearer than a car on the Dartford crossing and Severn bridge. Doesn't make sense.

RAPID LIGHT TRANSPORT LTD.

2818

Speed Couriers Nationwide said:


Yup small van and car is the same price £5.50

Cheap as chips to avoid the queues past the 'pits' i.e Wolverhampton

Preston Courier Co Ltd

6252

When it first opened and it was cheap used to use it a lot, but not for many years.

Not sure if it's changed but used to be based on the height of the vehicle over the front axle with sensors just before the barrier.

A Vauxhall Vivaro used to be 1cm under the limit, but frequently the machine would read wrong and try to apply the higher charge, arguments would ensue with the staff who were adamant their machines were not wrong. We therefore developed a technique of braking hard just before the sensor to dip the front of the van well under the limit.

AJM sameday Couriers

3440

Preston Courier Co Ltd said:


When it first opened and it was cheap used to use it a lot, but not for many years.

Not sure if it's changed but used to be based on the height of the vehicle over the front axle with sensors just before the barrier.

A Vauxhall Vivaro used to be 1cm under the limit, but frequently the machine would read wrong and try to apply the higher charge, arguments would ensue with the staff who were adamant their machines were not wrong. We therefore developed a technique of braking hard just before the sensor to dip the front of the van well under the limit.

You could of let the tyres down instead.

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