RFID trials to start Sept 3 on 16 tolled roads

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PETALING JAYA (Aug 12): Touch n' Go aims to start the use of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) stickers next year, it said on its website today,

The stickers will replace the SmartTAG devices which are no longer being sold at authorised channels.

Trials for the RFID will start on Sept 3 via the RFID and MYRFID lanes at the following 16 highways in the Klang Valley:

Kuala Lumpur - Karak Expressway (KLK)
Damansara – Puchong Expressway (LDP)
Kemuning – Shah Alam Highway (LKSA)
Cheras – Kajang Highway (GRANDSAGA)
Lebuhraya Grand Sepadu (GRANDSEPADU)
Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS)
Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (SILK)
Maju Expressway (MEX)
Duta - Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE)
Stormwater Management And Road Tunnel (SMART)
New Pantai Expressway (NPE)
Besraya Expressway (BESRAYA)
Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat (SPRINT)
Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR)
Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH)
Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE)
Motorists driving privately-registered Class 1 vehicles (motorcars, vans, jeeps and pickups) may register to take part in the trial.

Other criteria for participating in the trial include ownership of a smartphone and a Touch n' Go e-wallet account, which users can sign up for beginning Sept 3.

Motorists will also need to go to authorised centres to get the RFID stickers affixed to their vehicles.

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