Highway Robbery: Illinois Toll Traps?
Having just gone through the state of Illinois from Ohio en route to gladly see the Badlands, Custer State Park and Wind Cave in South Dakota (among other places), it now sadly appears I went through a toll trap state! Why? Today I received an appalling "Illinois Tollway Notice of Toll Violation" demanding $62.60! In Ohio and other states I've travelled through, it is impossible to bypass a toll. You get off at the exit you want and pay or you come to a complete stop and pay before continuing on. Everybody must stop. It's not that way in Illinois. Here it appears, driving at night, I bypassed three tolls since I didn't believe they were exits I wanted and kept on driving. I ... http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=267186