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Old 12-11-09, 17:42
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Default M6 Toll - How much do you pay?

Afternoon all!

I'm planning a trip "darn sarf" in the near future, and the route is going to take me down the M6 toll in my ExAA T4 (53 plate, 2.5tdi). I was wondering what I should expect to pay at the toll gate there?

I know my van is registered as a "Diesel Car" on the V5 document, so is that enough evidence toget through the toll as a car? Or am i going to be clobbered for the full van rate?

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Old 12-11-09, 17:51
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It goes on height at the front
my Split gets charged more than car or those damn Ford MPV things grrrr
but I still pay it cos it really is a quick and quiet zip past all the jams and roadworks
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Old 12-11-09, 18:10
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It doesn't always save much time - depends on the time of day and how busy the m6 is. I try not to use it on principle, even when work would be picking up the tab!
I did use it a couple of times in my old T3 a few years ago and only paid the car rate - strangely, as it should have been the higher rate due to being higher at the front as mentioned above.

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Old 12-11-09, 18:18
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I used it last week and paid the car rate at the auto barrier.

Would imaging all T4's would be the same, mine isn't lowered much.
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Old 12-11-09, 18:24
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cost me 7.40 last time

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Old 12-11-09, 18:27
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I've paid van rate and car rate at various times I think it can be pot luck sometimes

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Old 12-11-09, 19:22
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Personally They can stick the M6 toll where the sun dont shine sat there in a fully windowed T4 arguing with the Stupid Btch that it was a camper and should be the same as a car. Stone faced Cw wouldnt budge though
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Old 12-11-09, 19:25
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dont know but have had some interesting experiences on the seven bridge

t4 with windows -piled high in back with gear- car rate
van with bed in back, cupboard thing -they asked for van rate- when we said its a camper they said wheres the sink- she even got out of booth and looked at it in the back-apparently if theres no sink she is told to charge van rate.

that was a few years back. always pay car rate now but it looks like a motor home now ??????

???????pot luck???????
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Old 12-11-09, 19:27
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Don't use it on principle, even if it meant sitting in a jam for an hour!
We are charged WAY too much for using our vehicles as it is!

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Old 12-11-09, 19:46
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Used it once - 9 i think (ex AA).

I (like others before me) wont use it. I also dont like the way you have chose not to go on it !!! surely that has caught a few out before now.
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