Ga. toll booth charity tradition is backAugust 16, 2013 @ 1:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) - The tradition of travelers paying the toll for the driver behind them on Georgia Highway 400 is back after motorists complained and Gov. Nathan Deal asked for it to be reinstated.
Last month, the State Road and Tollway Authority banned the practice after some motorists complained that cashiers were pocketing the extra 50 cents instead.
Authority spokesman Bert Brantley says the agency had already been working to find a way to reinstate the practice after motorists began complaining when they couldn't donate a toll.
On Friday, the agency worked with the cashiers to come up with a solution that will keep the donated money visible so motorists can trust their good deed will help someone in need.
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