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Motorists fined HUF 13.6 bln last year

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Motorists were fined a combined total of HUF 13.6 billion for violations recorded by traffic enforcement cameras in Hungary last year, business daily Világgazdaság said, citing data from the National Police Headquarters (ORFK).

The police issued 394,000 fines using the VEDA network of intelligent traffic enforcement cameras.

The average fine per offense was a little over HUF 34,500. The ÖRFK said speeding accounted for the highest number of penalties, followed by running red lights.

In 2020, traffic violations caught on camera resulted in HUF 18.8 bln of fines for 545,000 motorists.

In 2019, the 660,000 fines issued added up to HUF 22.7 bln.

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