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toll road:

see turnpiketurnpike,
road paid for partly or wholly by fees collected from travelers at tollgates. It derives its name from the hinged bar that prevented passage through such a gate until the toll was paid. See also road.
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Senator Farhatullah Babar while talking to the Nation has said that it is a good decision that if parliamentarians would pay toll tax but the exemption must be withdrawn for members of judiciary and armed forces.
NHA chairman Jawad Rafique Malik told the committee that passengers travelling between Karachi and Hyderabad would now pay toll tax only at the M9 toll plaza.
But now he has to pay toll at three points - Islamabad, Pindi Bhattian
At the moment, there are ten pay toll stations on roads throughout Macedonia.
Malaysia, meanwhile, has a population that is willing to pay toll fees.
BRINGING the pathetic condition of the country's several national highways into focus, the Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the need for public to pay toll tax if the roads are bad.
Motorists plying the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and Metro Manila Skyway (Skyway) can now pay toll using exact toll coupons to speed up queuing at the toll plaza especially during peak hours and holidays.
Though the state government's decision will come as a major relief to vehicle owners and users outside Mumbai, the commuters travelling in and out of the Mumbai city from five entry points and those using the Mumbai Pune Expressway will continue to pay toll tax until such time that a high-level official committee -- headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Public Works) -- makes its recommendation to the state government whether or not to levy the tax.
A council spokesperson said: "We'll collect the rubbish but we're looking for a location to bring it to from the northside, so that we won't have to pay toll charges bringing it to the southside."
* After pay toll (25 cents) turn left onto Spring Hill Road
Khaleej Times drives down to the four locations in Abu Dhabi where you'll have to pay toll. Photos: Neeraj Murali