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The word toll has several meanings.

People named Toll include the following: A road is a strip of land, smoothed or otherwise prepared to allow easier travel, connecting two or more destinations. ... A high-speed toll booth on SR 417 near Orlando, Florida A toll road, turnpike or tollpike is a road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use. ... Paying toll on passing a bridge. ... A toll tunnel is a special road tunnel whose construction and/or maintenance costs are in part recouped through a toll charged for passing through it. ... Toll Holdings is Australias largest transport company, with units or divisions in trucking, rail, sea and air transport. ... Toll Collect GmbH is a German company that has developed and is running the toll billing system for trucks on German motorways. ... Toll NZ (NYSE: TOLL) is an Auckland, New Zealand-based transport company formed after the part-privatisation of the New Zealand Railways. ... Many ETC systems use transponders like this one to electronically debit the accounts of registered cars without their stopping Electronic toll collection (ETC), an adaptation of aircraft identification friend or foe technology, aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads. ... Highway A High occupancy toll (HOT) is a toll enacted on single occupant vehicles who wish to use roads, and lanes within roads, designated for the use of high occupancy vehicles (HOVs). ... Shadow tolls Shadow tolls are payments made by government to the private sector operator of a road based, at least in part, on the number of vehicles using the road. ... A toll revenue bond is a financial promissory note usually issued to generate funds for the construction and/or operation of a public accommodation such as an expressway, bridge, or tunnel. ... The term shunpiking comes from the word shun, meaning to avoid, and pike, a term referring to turnpikes, which were roads which required payment of a fee (or toll) to travel on them. ... Genetics (from the Greek genno γεννώ= give birth) is the science of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms. ... Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are primary transmembrane proteins that serve as a key part of the innate immune system. ... Law (a loanword from Old Norse lag), in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations, provide methods for ensuring the impartial treatment of such people, and provide punishments for those who do not follow... A statute of limitations is a statute in a common law legal system setting forth the maximum period of time, after certain events, that legal proceedings based on those events may begin. ... Telecommunication is the extension of communication over a distance. ... A toll-free telephone number (or Freephone number in the UK) is a special telephone number, in which the calling party is not charged for the call by the telephone operator. ... In telecommunication, a toll switching trunk is a trunk connecting one or more end offices to a toll center as the first stage of concentration for intertoll traffic. ...

Toll House is a brand of Nestlé, S.A. Albert Toll is the founder of Australia and New Zealands largest transport company, Toll Holdings and Toll NZ. He formed the company in 1888, when he hauled coal with a horse and a cart. ... Toll Holdings is Australias largest transport company, with units or divisions in trucking, rail, sea and air transport. ... Toll NZ (NYSE: TOLL) is an Auckland, New Zealand-based transport company formed after the part-privatisation of the New Zealand Railways. ... Count Johan Christopher Toll (1743-1817), Swedish statesman and soldier, was born at Mölleröd in Scania. ... A Norwegian soldier (a Corporal, armed with an MP-5) A soldier is a person who has enlisted with, or has been conscripted into, the armed forces of a sovereign country and has undergone training and received equipment to defend that country or its interests. ... This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ... John Toll is an American cinematographer born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... A cinematographer (from cinema photographer) is one photographing with a motion picture camera. ... John S. Toll is a physicist and well-known educational administrator. ... The willingness to question previously held truths and search for new answers resulted in a period of major scientific advancements, now known as the Scientific Revolution. ... Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as university colleges, and liberal arts colleges. ... Eckhart Tolle is a contemporary New Age writer on spirituality. ... New Age describes a broad movement characterized by alternative approaches to traditional Western culture. ... A restaurant and Inn located in Whitman, Massachusetts, where the chocolate chip cookie was invented. ... This article is about Nestlé S.A., the company. ...


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Toll road - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4078 words)
Tolls were used in the Holy Roman Empire in the 14th century and 15th century.
Toll roads peaked in the mid 19th century, and by the turn of the twentieth century most toll roads were taken over by state highway departments.
In some situations where the tolls were increased or felt to be unreasonably high, informal shunpiking by individuals escalated into a form of boycott by regular users, with the goal of applying the financial stress of lost toll revenue to the authority determining the levy.
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