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Record two million speeding fines in six months
Belgian police issued a record number of speeding fines in the first half of this year - breaking the two-million mark for the first time.
Almost three-quarters of the cases - 1.49 million - were recorded in Flanders. But the sharpest rise was in the Brussels region, up 28% to 142,226.
The number of speeding fines issued in Wallonia was broadly stable at 430,375, according to federal police figures for the first six months of 2019.
In Flanders, the highest number of speeding cases was recorded in Antwerp province (419,696). In Wallonia, drivers were most likely to be fined in Hainaut province.
The latest police statistics also reveal that 27,000 people were sanctioned by police for not wearing a seatbelt in the first half of the year.