There is a toll barrier after every 60 km on the national highways of the country.
Many times you travel on the National Highway, this happens when you are going from one city to another, then you see that many vehicles pass through the toll plaza without paying toll tax. Looking at these vehicles it seems as if they are some VIP or some powerful person.
If you think so, then you are thinking wrong, because National Highway Authority of India has not made toll tax free for any VIP or Dabangg. But NHAI has made toll tax free for some service sectors and emergency service providers of the country, these people can travel on the National Highway without paying toll. Let us know who can travel on the National Highway without paying toll tax.
Emergency service providers do not have to pay toll tax
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Ambulance and fire brigade vehicles can run on the national highway without paying toll tax. The government has exempted both these emergency services from toll tax. In such a situation, don't be surprised if you never see ambulance and fire brigade vehicles paying toll.
Toll tax free for these people also
Toll tax is free for the country's President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Governor, Chief Minister, Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of the High Court, MPs and MLAs.
What are the rules for army, police and paramilitary forces?
Whenever police, army and paramilitary forces travel on the National Highway, they are also not required to pay toll tax, but it is important for them that toll tax will be free for them only when they are in their official uniform.
Toll tax free for disabled and farmers
If a disabled person is traveling with his tricycle and has a disability certificate, then he also does not have to pay toll tax. Also, some state governments have made toll tax free for farmers.