International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Transport Studies | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020 | Rating: 4.9 / 10

Impact of Toll Violations on Traffic Flow and Operational Efficiency

Pankaj Lembhe [7]

Abstract: The impact of toll violations on traffic flow and operational efficiency can be significant. Toll violations can disrupt the normal flow of traffic and cause congestion at toll plazas. This can result in delays for drivers, increased fuel consumption, and additional wear and tear on vehicles. Furthermore, toll violations can lead to financial losses for toll operators, as they are not able to collect the appropriate toll fees. This disruption in revenue can lead to a decrease in funding for maintenance and improvements to toll infrastructure, further exacerbating congestion and reducing operational efficiency. In addition, toll violations can also have a cascading effect on overall traffic flow. When drivers fail to pay tolls or deliberately evade toll booths, it can create bottlenecks and slow down the movement of vehicles. This can lead to a ripple effect throughout the entire transportation network, affecting not only the efficiency of toll plazas but also the surrounding roadways. Therefore, it is crucial for toll operators to have mechanisms in place to effectively address and deter toll violations.

Keywords: Violation, Traffic, Efficiency, Operational, Road, Plaza

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,

Pages: 1814 - 1822

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