Term of the Road Dictionary

electronic toll collection

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Definition : Toll collection by electronic means, e.g. based on electronic tags or satellite positioning and telecommunications [NVF-ITS]. Note: the system determines whether the cars passing are enrolled in the programme, alerts enforcers for those that are not and electronically debits the accounts of the owners of registered cars without their stopping.
  • Abbreviation : ETC
  • Synonyms : electronic road pricing / phantom toll

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