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FASTag 101: Your Complete Guide to Using FASTag at Toll Plazas

    In today's fast-paced world, where every second counts, waiting in long queues at toll plazas can be a frustrating experience for commuters. However, with the advent of technology, toll payments have become more convenient and hassle-free, thanks to FASTag. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore everything you need to know about using FASTag at toll plazas.

    What is FASTag?

    FASTag is a prepaid rechargeable tag affixed on the windshield of a vehicle, enabling automatic payment of toll charges without the need to stop at toll plazas. It utilizes Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to deduct toll charges from a prepaid wallet linked to the FASTag.

    Features of FASTag:

    1. Cashless Payment: FASTag eliminates the need for cash payments at toll plazas, making the process convenient and efficient.
    2. Wide Coverage: The NETC FASTag program is operational at toll plazas across the country, ensuring seamless travel.
    3. Instant SMS Alerts: Users receive instant SMS alerts on their registered mobile numbers after each toll transaction, ensuring transparency and accountability.
    4. Easy Recharges: FASTag wallets can be recharged online using various payment methods such as UPI, credit/debit cards, and net banking.
    5. Online Management: Users can track their toll transactions, download statements, and manage their FASTag account online through dedicated portals.

    How to Apply for FASTag:

    Applying for FASTag is a simple and straightforward process:

    1. Visit the NETC FASTag page on the AU Small Finance Bank website.
    2. Choose the appropriate option based on whether you are an existing AU Small Finance Bank customer or a non-customer.
    3. Enter your vehicle and personal details, upload the required documents, and complete the application process.
    4. Pay the issuance fee, and your FASTag will be assigned to you.
    5. Once received, affix the FASTag on your vehicle's windshield, and you're ready to go.

    How to Use FASTag at Toll Plazas:

    Using FASTag at toll plazas is effortless:

    1. Approach the toll plaza lane designated for FASTag users.
    2. Maintain a steady speed and drive through the dedicated FASTag lane.
    3. The RFID reader at the plaza will automatically detect your FASTag, and the toll amount will be deducted from your prepaid wallet.
    4. Receive an instant SMS alert confirming the toll payment.

    FASTag has revolutionized toll payments, offering commuters a convenient and efficient way to travel on highways. With its cashless payment system, wide coverage, and user-friendly features, FASTag is the future of toll collection in India. Embrace the convenience of FASTag and enjoy seamless travel experiences on the road.

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