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Mauritius: The forty or so automatic radars displaced and more visible to road users




While the new Minister of Public Infrastructure, Nando Bodha has finally buried the penalty point system introduced in Mauritius on May 10, 2013, the 49 automatic radars that are no longer operational since 1 January this year will be displaced.
 
Their upcoming position on the road network of the island will thus distinctly indicated the road users with the introduction of phosphorescent panels and a 10% tolerance threshold of exceeding the speed limit will be applied to all motorists. A measure that takes into account that 80% of offenders caught speeding were flashed to slightly above the speed limit speeds.
 
As a reminder, over 80,000 drivers were caught exceeding the speed limit on the roads of Mauritius in the year 2014. The automatic radars reported in the coffers of the State of Mauritius some 420 million rupees the year * last.
 
* One euro roughly equivalent to 38 rupees



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