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To save a few minutes off on their commute through Virginia, many travelers pay to use the 495 Express Lanes. Now, commuters can get a free week of rides in the fast lanes.
For drivers who lease their vehicle, toll bills might not ever arrive in their mail box and if they do, there might be extra fees tacked on because of how the cars are registered as one Fredericksburg woman learned.
New pavement markings have been added at six entry points to the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia in an attempt to make it easier for drivers to choose the proper lane, whether entering the E-ZPass-only Express Lanes or staying on the regular Capital Beltway travel lanes.
Drivers in the D.C. area are sending text messages and talking behind the wheel more than last year, despite an increased number of construction projects that clutter roadways and make the practice even more dangerous, a new report finds.
An out-of-town driver hit the brakes suddenly at the entrance to the 495 Express Lanes and the three-car, fiery crash that followed sent five people to the hospital.
A Fairfax County man who commutes on the 495 Express Lanes each day was sent a court summons and told he'd have to pay $6,000 in tolls, penalties and fees, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.
With the 495 Express Lanes' one-year anniversary in the dust, more information is being released about who uses the roadway and what drivers are paying -- however, the numbers show there are still fewer vehicles on the road than first anticipated.
AAA Mid-Atlantic looks back at the best and worst in transportation issues around D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
This weekend marks one year since the 495 Express Lanes opened, but drivers still struggle with whether a consistently fast commute -- even during rush hour -- is worth the price.
The rain made the morning commute along the Capital Beltway slow and dreary. For many drivers, the faster ride on the 495 Express Lanes may have looked enticing -- until they saw the toll rate.
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