As of noon yesterday, toll collection at 19 plazas from Karak to Kuala Terengganu on the East Coast Expressway 1 and 2 (LPT1 and LPT2) has gone fully electronic, Bernama reports.

Anih Berhad, the concessionaire of the Karak Highway and East Coast Expressway, said that all 57 lanes at nine toll plazas on the LPT1 (Karak, Lanchang, Temerloh, Chenor, Maran, Sri Jaya, Gambang, Kuantan and Jabor) are now running electronic toll collection (ETC) via Touch n’ Go or SmartTag.

Its vice-president II and toll management deputy head Ismaliza Ibrahim said that for the convenience of users, Touch n’ Go card and top up sales counters were available at Karak, Temerloh and Kuantan toll plazas as well as the petrol stations located at the R&R areas in Temerloh and Gambang.

Meanwhile, Lebuhraya Pantai Timur 2, the concessionaire for the East Coast Expressway 2 (LPT2), which covers the stretch from Cheneh to Kuala Terengganu, said the ETC system had also begun operating at 10 toll plazas.