Sanef Toll Tag Query

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  1. FM02MZO

    FM02MZO Funster

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    We have a Bessacarr E584 Which is 2.77m high, but if they take the satellite dish into account we are then 3.0m high. Weight wise our ULW is 3089kg and GVW 4250kg.

    Normally we usually pay at the toll booth and we have always gone through as Class2.

    On looking at the Sanef web site it states that a motorhome over 3m high or over 3500kg GVW cannot use the toll tag, yet we have seen no end of larger motorhomes go straight through.

    Can anyone please explain if we can have a toll tag on our motorhome ?
     
  2. Robert Clark

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    Yes you can have a tag
    Ours is just over 3m high and we have no problems using ours
     
  3. maison

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    We have one.

    We are 2.9m high but 3650Kg plated. Never had any problem.
     
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    Same for us. 3.0m high and 4000kg.
     
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    2.9 metre high Hymer with Oyster dish on top, 3850kgs - never had a problem.
     
  6. Camdoon

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    Our van is 2.89 and the Sat Dome is .4 so 3.29m. We have only got through one toll booth without stopping and saying we were a Camping Car but saves time getting on. The weight is not measured and unless you have a double axle should be ok.
     
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    Sanef tags are definitely worth having, we are 2.95m plus folded sat dish, had no problems at any of the auto toll gates last summer.
     
  8. Steve Taylor

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    I'm 4.6 tons and 3m high so in theory cannot use the sanef tag because of my weight (and twin rear wheels), nor can you. However, I got one for my last trip on the advice of others and had no problems using it.
     
  9. Teddyj

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    We will be trying our new tag next week for the first time, any problems I'll post on here, but hope to drive straight through all the pay booths.

    Ted
     
  10. Steve Taylor

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    Unless you are in one of the high speed lanes (quite rare), you are better to slow down and wait for the beep and the barrier to lift... ')
     
  11. Spanishsteve

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    Sanef Tolling are on FB and regularly give out info etc.
     
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    Bought one at the beginning of last year,and so glad we did.Such less hassle.A great improvement when touring,especially at busy times.
     
  13. FM02MZO

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    I decided to email Sanef giving details of our motorhome and this is there reply:-


    > Dear Terry


    The liber-t tag can only be used on vehicles with a GVW of less than 3.5 tonne.


    Vehicles over 3.5t GVW* are not eligible for the Liber-t scheme but are covered by the TIS-PL (Télépéage Poids Lourds) scheme. Unfortunately, Sanef Tolling UK are unable to supply tags for the TIS-PL scheme. We are working with our sister company Eurotoll to try and come up with a service for consumers (not commercial) who have class 3 and 4 vehicles (e.g. large motorhomes) but at the moment this is not possible.


    Kind Regards


    Verity

    Sanef Support
     
  14. RowleyBirkinQC

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    I think you should have just winged it, many others on here over the weight seem to get by without issue based on their reports...
     
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    Second that. .. if you have an issue speak on the intercom and tell them camping car.
    The terms and conditions on sanef uk's website tell you all about weights and sizes.
     
  16. Dorwyn

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    Do these tag units need batteries, we've had ours for a few years and always wonder it the gate will lift the first time of the year. I can't see any evidence of a battery flap but they are getting good at hiding them nowdays.
     
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    They do but of course they use so little juice they last a long time.
    We have had one for 9 or 10 years and the first one lasted 7 years with use on 5 trips a year.
    The day it fails to lift the barrier you just press the help button on the pay/card machine and they sort you.
    You can then stop at one of the major toll areas where they have office/shop and they will exchange it there and then.
    Finally you can send it back to them in the post and they swap it.
     
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