If you also want to know what is FASTag and why it is necessary to install it in vehicles, then you must also read this article.

At some point in time, you must be stuck in a long queue of vehicles at the toll point. Due to this long queue, there is not only wastage of time but also there is wastage of fuel. But those who drive with FASTag in their car, then their time is also saved, fuel is also saved. If the car has a FASTag, then you can cross the toll point quickly because there is a separate queue for FASTag vehicles. Applying it can also save money up to a few percent.

In such a situation, if you also want to know what this FASTag is and what are the benefits of installing it in cars etc., then you must read this article. Because in this article we are going to tell you about Fastag and its use. Let’s know.

What is FASTag?

FASTag is an electronic toll system developed by the National Highways Authority of India. FASTag is like a sticker. FASTag is installed on the front window screen of the vehicle. It works like radio frequency identification. The advantage of this is that when you pass through the toll plaza, you do not have to pay tax by stopping at the toll point. The scanner can scan the FASTag installed on the vehicle and payment is done easily. You can also recharge FASTag yourself.

The main purpose of FASTag

The FASTag system has been started by the Ministry of Road Transport to get rid of more jams and long queues at toll plazas. Through this, there is no problem in collecting toll tax and the money goes directly to the National Highway Authority. This program has also been started to get rid of the problem of illegal recovery from FASTag.

There are many types of FASTag

Let us tell you that FASTag is not of one but of many types. It is said that there is an orange-colored FASTag for small business vehicles. There is a purple-colored FASTag for a private car. Apart from this, black-colored FASTag is used for machinery vehicles. At the same time, green color and yellow color FASTag are used for many vehicles. Pink-colored FASTag is also used.

Benefits of FASTag

  • To make people aware of cashless transactions.
  • Along with saving time and fuel, traffic jams will also be avoided.
  • To prevent evasion of toll tax.
  • With the help of FASTag, the vehicle owner can track his vehicle.
  • You can recharge FASTag through credit card, debit card, and net banking like the metro card.

Other important information

For your information, let us tell you that FASTag was implemented in the year 2014. Initially, it was used at toll plazas between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, Delhi, UP. Gradually it started being used in almost all parts of the country. Let us tell you that the same FASTag cannot be used in different vehicles.