GTA man faces $2,855 toll bill

Oshawa resident Brian Mann will meet with officials from the company that operates Hwy. 407 after...

Oshawa resident Brian Mann will meet with officials from the company that operates Hwy. 407 after getting hit with a bill for $2,885. (DAVE THOMAS, Toronto Sun)

Joe Warmington, Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 12:05 PM ET

TORONTO - When Brian Mann went to Service Ontario to renew his licence plate, he already had 407 things on his mind.

He ended up with $2,855 more.

That’s how much cash he was told to cough up before they would give him a new sticker.

“I just about fell over,” said the Oshawa, Ont., man.

Turns out, records show, he had a number of years of non-payment on his 407 ETR account and they have added up.

The original bill on unpaid tolls was $494, but with interest, taxes and administration fees of than $2,300, it’s now getting to an out-of-control point for the electrician and new father.

It’s certainly raises the cost of getting the licence plate renewal he needs to drive for his livelihood.

“It’s so stressful,” he said. “It makes it difficult to sleep.”



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