The Downside of Cashless Tolling: Rental Cars

“Money Magazine” looks at the Mass Pike’s conversion to AET and reports, “For commuters in the Bay state, this is a good thing by and large. The high-tech toll system will mean people won’t even have to slow down as they drive through the plaza — and that lack of a slowing and acceleration will reduce pollution from noise and emissions.” Still, the report adds, “But the real rub is for people who go through cash-less toll roads with a rental car. With no cash option, the bill — which can have administrative charges on top of it — will be sent to whatever address the rental car has on file.”