The 12 new surveillance cameras on the bus lanes are in operation. What fines will offenders pay?
The 12 new cameras to control traffic on the bus lanes are being put into operation from today. central points of Athens.
Drivers have not been informed and are illegally entering the lanes reserved for public transport and ambulances.
“In the time I’ve been here I’ve seen a lot of drivers who actually go in and out in front of the new camera. One of the five that exist in Vasilissis Sofias. There are three cameras on Alexandras Avenue, three on Mesogeion Avenue and one on Kifisiassaid the ERT journalist.
And as pointed out the fine for each violation is 200 euros. As for the way they work, the camera records the violation and the driver receives the call in the mail at home.
The cameras installed by OASA in collaboration with the Traffic Police operate every day and Saturday from 6 am to 4 pm.
Where are the new cameras?
- Vasilissis Sofias Avenue: 5 cameras
- Kifisias Avenue: 1 camera
- Mesogeion Avenue: 3 cameras
- Alexandra Avenue: 3 cameras
What do they 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 A.L.L. it will be recorded and captured in the photo.
Also, the photo will show: 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.