About 28,000 “habitual” toll violators in Texas soon will get notices warning them that, under the terms of a new state law, they could face severe consequences for failing to pay what they owe the Texas Department of Transportation.
The names of those who continue to not pay will be published on two TxDOT websites and shared with the media within the next two weeks, TxDOT officials said Wednesday. Beyond that, their vehicles could be impounded after stops by law enforcement on a TxDOT tollway — in Central Texas, that would include Texas 130, Loop 1, Texas 45 North and Texas 45 Southeast — and the owners of the cars and trucks photographed driving tollways without paying could face denial of vehicle registration renewal by county tax assessor-collectors.
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