The 12 young women are making their “premiere” from today cameras which have been placed for him traffic control in bus lanes in central parts of Athens. Five of these have been installed on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, which will record drivers who will illegally enter the lanes reserved for public transport and ambulances.
“The whole time I’ve been here I’ve seen a lot of drivers who actually go in and out in front of the new camera as well. One of the five that exist in Vasilissis Sofias. There are three cameras on Alexandras Avenue, three on Mesogeion Avenue and one in Kifissias,” said journalist Mary Skandali on Tuesday morning (7/11) in a related report aired on ERT’s “Syndeses” show.
The fine for each violation is 200 euros while the camera records the violation and the driver receives the call by mail at home.
The cameras installed by OASA in collaboration with the Traffic Police, they operate every day and Saturday from 6 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon.
Where are the new cameras?
- On Vasilissis Sofias Avenue: 5 cameras
- On Kifisias Avenue: 1 camera
- On Mesogeion Avenue: 3 cameras
- On Alexandra Avenue: 3 cameras
What will the 12 new cameras record?
The OASA will deliver to the Traffic Directorates at regular intervals, encrypted material that will be taken from the new digital cameras, so that the competent bodies can confirm and send the violations. The speed control system (radar – camera) mounted on a post-cab (chamber) will control the speed of all passing vehicles. The vehicle that violates the Exclusive Bus Lane (A.L.L.) will be recorded and captured in the photo.
The photo taken by the camera will show: the speed of movement, the point/lane of the violation, the direction, the date, the time, as well as any element deemed necessary to document the violation.
The violation will be recorded in a photo by means of a special color digital camera, while there will be the possibility of separating passengers (I.X.) and trucks.