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Nearly 26,000 caught speeding in one week

10:11 03/09/2014

In the context of a European offensive to curtail speeding, Belgian police recorded a total of 25,953 traffic offenses on Belgium’s national roads and highways during the week of August 18-24, reports La Dernière Heure. The so-called ‘Operation Speed’ was carried out in 25 European countries.

The police used mobile radars for the occasion, to record the speeds of 327,608 vehicles. Of these, 13,046 were driving above the speed limit. The regional data centres (fixed and semi-mobile speed cameras) recorded an additional 12,349 violations, while the police carried out another 558 interventions in the field.



Written by Robyn Boyle



Only 26,000?

Sep 3, 2014 11:39

By slowing down the traffic it causes more harmful pollution.

Shouldn't the police be catching the real criminals?

Sep 3, 2014 12:39