Skip to comments.Tired Of Paying Toll Tax, Angry Villagers In Karnataka Use Bulldozer To Construct Road Of Their Own
Posted on 05/06/2021 3:13:05 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
While FASTag was seen as a transformative step to overcome various toll hurdles, the initiative doesn't have everyone's blessings.
Ever since, FASTag was made mandatory for vehicles, there have been frequent commotions between locals and toll companies over concession. There has also been a growing demands of locals wanting a toll-free service as another option.
However, as such a drastic rule change seems far from simple, it has led to people taking matters into their own hands. Tired of paying toll tax, villagers in coastal Karnataka, used a bulldozer to construct a 'parallel' road to bypass the booth.
The residents of Hejamadi on the busy Mangaluru-Udupi highway, had grown restless after the pleas made the authorities came to nothing.
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Getting around the unaccountable tolling agency.
Libertarianism at its finest. Get some land, build a road if you want.
From the map, the toll seems to apply to traffic destined to go over a bridge:
“Ezpass” (data collection on transportation) is international.
Indians have a knack of getting around paying for things. You should see what they do with electricity in major cities.
“From the map, the toll seems to apply to traffic destined to go over a bridge:”
The temp road bypasses the toll booth.
Too much trouble to put a label?
Yes. The toll scene from Blazing Saddles.
Johnny Carson weeps.....
Your post gave me PTSD from a memory of a very crispy human swinging in the wind near Industrial Blvd. in Irving, TX around 2008. It was not my first dead human, but it was freaking eerie...
The electric company didn't run those wires.
“Somebody’s gonna have to go back and get a sheet load of dimes!”
That would have been a better title for the video.
Reminds me of driving 18’s in the eighties and mapping out how to avoid the Chicken Coops.
I’ve seen some of those picture of “Indian electrical nightmares.”
Makes one wonder how long they’ve been collecting the toll for that bridge. Probably long enough to pay for several new bridges.
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