Unlucky Driver Owes $200,000 for Skipping Tolls Thanks to Terrible Advice [VIDEO]
No one rides for free.
A Virginia man racked up a $200,000 bill for failing to pay any tolls.
Jason Bourcier rode the Dulles Toll Road every day for three-and-a-half years, but had been told by a friend that if no workers were in a toll booth after 11:30, he didn’t have to pay.
That awful advice turned out to be a huge mistake.
Bourcier, 33, wound up skipping out on $440 on tolls, but his bill ballooned to more than $200,000 because of late fees and interest.
Bourcier and the Virginia Department of Transportation have since reached a settlement, in which he has to pay $40,000 for the missed tolls, along with $55,000 in interest. He’ll fork over about $150 a month, which means he should pay off his debt in about 44 years.
Hmm, wonder if he and his friend still talk.
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