SunPass to get smaller, cheaper

Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 1:09 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 1:09 p.m.

A smaller, cheaper SunPass device will soon be available to drivers who want to pay tolls in advance and use the no-stop toll lanes on Florida's Turnpike and other toll highways.

The SunPass Mini is scheduled to go on sale Tuesday.

The device will be about the size of a credit card, and cost $4.95 instead of $25 for the current larger SunPass transponder.

However, drivers can't transfer the mini device from one car to another. If someone tries to take it off a car, it will break. That's meant as a theft-deterrent.

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