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How do you pay New York E-ZPass violations?

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The violation notice for a New York E-ZPass infraction includes a voucher form to make a payment by mail, the E-ZPass New York Service Center states. Drivers are also able to pay by phone, online or by visiting an authorized kiosk or retailer location.

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How do you pay New York E-ZPass violations?
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When paying by mail, drivers must detach the bottom portion of the violation notice and send it with a check, according to the E-ZPass New York Service Center. Alternately, drivers have the option to mail or fax a dispute letter to the violation payments and inquiries department. As of 2015, the toll-free, automated system is available at 1-800-333-8655. Only electronic payments by debit or credit card are accepted by phone. For online payments, drivers must visit the E-ZPass New York Service Center website and look up the infraction by entering a license plate number or the violation and tag numbers on the notice.

E-ZPass is an electronic toll system that allows drivers to prepay for speedy passage through toll lanes, the New York Thruway Authority explains. E-ZPass customers use designated, unstaffed lanes that cannot accommodate cash-paying customers. Video cameras record the license plates of any non-E-ZPass customers who use these lanes, resulting in a violation notice.

E-ZPass customers receive violation notices for using an account tag registered to a different vehicle, the E-ZPass New York Service Center notes. Other violations include speeding or failing to add sufficient funds to an E-ZPass account.

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