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TRB scored for not punishing toll firms over RFID glitches since 2017

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TRB scored for not punishing toll firms over RFID glitches since 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The leadership of the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) was scolded during a Senate hearing on Thursday for not imposing sanctions on toll operators over glitches in its cashless toll payment booths for the past three years.

During the hearing, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian asked TRB executive director Abraham Sales if he had ever penalized toll operators, particularly the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corp., due to faulty radio-frequency identification (RFID) scanners.

Before this, Gatchalian shared clips taken as early as 2018, which showed that his driver had to go forward and backward multiple times for the scanner to read the vehicle’s RFID tag, a daily occurren…

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