The new Verifone meter is easier to use than ever before. It is touch screen and easy to access.
      Verifone takes 1 - 2 minutes to reboot the system after you start the car. In order to start working you need to follow a few steps. In order to drive with Verifone meter, you have to know about meter rate fares. There are different fare rates on the meter.
       Rate 1 is the city fare between 5 boroughs in New York, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, State Island and the Bronx. According to Law, if you pick up a customer in these 5 boroughs, you have to use rate 1. The proper way to start the meter is to press "H and P" once. When customer requests a stop, press "T" once to stop the meter. If customer wants to pay by credit card - don't press any buttons. But if customer wants to pay in cash just press "P" and give them the receipt. After this you are good to pick up another passenger.
       Rate 2 is the flat rate when you travel from JFK to Manhattan or from Manhattan to JFK. It is a flat price of $52.00 + toll + surge extras. The proper way to start the meter is to press "HH" twice and "P" once. When the customer requests a stop - press "T" once to stop the meter. If customer wants to pay by credit card - don't press any buttons, but if customer wants to pay in cash, just press "P", give customer the receipt and you are good to pick up another passenger.
       Rate 3 is the fare from any of the 5 boroughs to Newark airport in New Jersey. The starting price is $20.00 + $0.30 and it is not flat. To start the meter press "H" three times and "P" once. When customer requests a stop, press "T" once to stop the meter. If customer wants to pay by credit card - don't press any buttons, but if customer wants to pay in cash - just press "P" and give customer the receipt. After this, you are good to pick up another passenger.

      Rate 5 is a special rate. It is not allowed to use this rate in the 5 boroughs of New York. Rate 5 is to be used for customers from outside New York State, e.g. from New Jersey or Connecticut. To start the meter, press "MENU - FARE - FLAT RATE - PASS number - AMOUNT - ENTER - ADD SURCHARGE" on the main meter where you log in. The passenger has to verify the flat amount and accept it. Once the passenger accepts the flat price, the amount will appear on the meter. When customer requests a stop, press "T" once to stop the meter. If customer wants to pay by credit card - don't press any buttons, but if customer wants to pay in cash - just press "P", give them the receipt and you are good to pick up another passenger.
        We hope you will find this information useful when learning how to use the Verifone meter.  

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