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Old 07-29-2016, 10:52 AM   #15
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I researched both ME and MA. ME charges $10 bucks for there transponder yet Mass is free?? Mass has different violation fees yet Maine does not address them in the Q&A section. You would think they would be all the same since each state that I use it in just sends the bill to the state that I register with. That is why I still doing the research. Thanks, K&G.

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Each state in the EZPass system seems to have their own rules on the transponder. I had NY for a year but then I discovered I could switch to Mass and have no annual fee.

There may be other states that have no fee or low fee but the tolls you pay are all the same.
I live in Ohio. I have Class-C RV but do not tow. You do need to pay attention to vehicle class when first signing up.

If traveling to states that have their own system simply put the transponder in the special RF shield bag. Depending on costs and travel plans you may want to join more than one system.

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Old 07-29-2016, 06:19 PM   #17
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I live in Ohio but got my transponders from Mass. As stated above there is no charge. They bill $20 when you start and take addional funds as needed to maintain a positive balance. I use one transponder when just in truck, and second one when towing. Also as of today you need a. Sunpass for Fla. but the government is suppose to require one unit to work in all States soon. I don't use toll roads much, but when I do it is convienent.

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Old 07-30-2016, 07:45 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Tireman9 View Post

If traveling to states that have their own system simply put the transponder in the special RF shield bag.
These are digital systems; there is no reason to remove the transponder when you are in a state with its own system. We have both Texas and EZPass transponders on our MH and don't ever remove them. There's no interaction between the transponders of the different systems.

You do have to remove the transponders from your toad so you don't get multiple charges from the one on the MH and the one on the toad.
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I went to the RI ezpass and they wanted $20 bucks for there transponder! I decided to just register the free one with MA. I got one unit but registered both my truck and tt. they only had two choices for the tt. I think it was (standard) and (special) can't remember. I picked standard, hope that was the right one. I'll find out come this Sep. as I travel through the New England states. Thanks again for your helping comments. K&G

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