4/19/2021France, Italy: Speed Cameras Cause Accident, Revenue
A speed camera in Italy injured a motorcyclist while moving violations bring French $1.7 billion in revenue, despite lockdown.
Lockdowns in France last year cost the government over a hundred million euros in speeding and parking ticket revenue. The Court of Auditors last week released budgetary figures showing the virus scare caused a 25 percent drop in photo radar revenue nationwide. Permanently installed speed cameras generated 553 million euros (US $663 million) in profit, off 24 percent from the 729 million euros (US $874 million) that had been expected. Combined with other forms parking and moving violations, the ...
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Commentary on the current system the Federal Highway Administration uses to maximize the profitability of speed limits. Part 3 of a series
4/12/2021France, Germany, Italy: Outbreak Of Spraypaint And Fire Sabotages Speed Cameras
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4/7/2021OPINION: Proposed Rules Would Put Stops Signs Anywhere, Everywhere
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