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In Japan, a field test found that conventional toll collection takes an average of 14 seconds per car, while electronic toll collection takes only 3 seconds per car.


October 1997
Odawara,Japan


Summary Information



A test operation of electronic toll collection (ETC) was initiated at the Odawara Toll Gate on March 31, 1997 to confirm that safe and smooth traffic operation can be secured at actual toll gates.

FINDINGS

Where conventional toll collection takes 14 seconds per car in Japan on average, ETC takes only about three seconds per car.

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Source

Intelligent Transport Systems Handbook in Japan

Published By: Highway Industry Development Organization, Ministry of Construction

Source Date: October 1997


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Goal Areas

Mobility

Keywords

electronic toll collection, ETC, smart tags, EZ Pass, E-Z Pass, EZPass

Benefit ID: 2000-00021