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Half a Billion ISK in Speeding Tickets

Based on photographs from ten digital security cameras strategically placed around Iceland, fines amounting to 500 million ISK were issued last year, mbl.is reports. Out of them, 400 million were collected, according to information from the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police.


Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Speeding violations recorded by the cameras account for around 40 percent of all Icelandic traffic violations.

What is noteworthy is that last year, foreign drivers of rental cars left unpaid speeding tickets amounting to 50 million ISK.

The vast majority are fined for driving at speeds of 96-110 km per hour, approximately 60-70 miles per hour.

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