By Natasha Brewer • 09 June 2021 • 10:49
Speed Camera In Rincon De La Victoria Is Among The Most Fined In Spain. Image: Pinterest
Speed Camera In Rincon De La Victoria Is Among The Most Fined In Spain.
Despite the pandemic, it received 34,317 complaints in 2020 resulting in the fixed radar of Rincón de la Victoria continues among the most fined in Spain.
The Directorate General of Traffic’s (DGT) radar that gathers the most complaints is located at kilometer 246 of the A-7 in the province of Malaga, where 48,771 complaints were filed last year, an average of 133.25 per day.
This is demonstrated by the DGT’s list of the “50 least respected fixed and stretch radars,” which includes the fifty or so speed cameras that have generated the most complaints over the last four years.
According to DGT data, the 50 DGT radars with the most ‘fines’ received a total of 941,061 complaints in 2020, a decrease of 23% from the 1,224,374 complaints received by the 50 most active radars in 2019. This decline is primarily due to vehicle restrictions associated with numerous states of alert associated with the coronavirus health crisis.
The second most active speed camera in last year’s ranking is located at kilometer point 478 of the AP-7 in Valencia (with 58,266 drivers reported); the third is located at kilometer point 13 of the A-4 in Madrid (37,316); the fourth is located at kilometer point 256 of the A-7 in Rincón de la Victoria (34,317); and the fifth is located at kilometer point 10 of the SE-30 in Seville (33,163).
Madrid has the most speed cameras (eight), followed by Malaga and Seville (four each); Pontevedra and Valencia (three each); Alicante, Baleares, Burgos, Castellón, Ciudad Real, Granada, and Murcia (two each); and A Coruz, Cádiz, Cantabria, Cuenca, Huesca, La Rioja, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lugo, Navarra, Salamanca (one each). In 2019, the most ‘finely tuned’ radar was positioned at kilometer point 478 of the AP-7 in Valencia (second in 2020), in 2018, it was positioned at kilometer point 246 of the A-7 in Malaga (first in 2020), and in 2017, it was positioned at kilometer point 76 of the A-44 in Jaén.
Finally, the DGT issued a total of 3,887,035 fines on Spanish roads under its authority last year, a decrease of 17% from the 4,683,671 levied in 2019, owing to mobility restrictions implemented to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
As reported by Axarquia Plus
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