Toll Booth Patent Issued

A series of two consecutive toll booths along a single lane of access and exit, with toll-due sign, the toll-receiving receptacle, the toll-booth treadle, information and direction signs, thank you signs, alarms and the like being for each booth coordinated automatically with the other booth, permitting two consecutive automobiles to be paying tolls at the same time, the two automobiles to leave at the same time, and two other automobiles next in line to move to the respective vacant toll booths, with the sign at the first vacant toll booth directing the first other automobile to proceed to and pay ahead at the second toll booth and thereafter a sign at the first toll booth directing the second other automobile to pay here the toll at the first toll booth, with a sign at the second toll booth directing the first other automobile to pay here at the second toll booth, with a thank you sign at each toll booth activatable and the pay-toll signs deactivatable by payment of the toll, and with each second automobile being able to proceed past the second toll booth without setting off an alarm when already the second automobile has paid its toll at the first toll booth, a first automobile also being permitted to erroneously pay toll at the first toll booth and to thereafter proceed past the second toll booth without setting off an alarm, the mechanisms of the automatically coordinated toll booths being automatically reset for repeat operation, in this manner permitting each available single lane to serve to collect tolls from a plurality of customers simultaneously to thereby speed-up toll collection per highway lane and to thereby reduce the possibility of traffic jams during rush hours and/or on busy highways.