Now more will be taken into speed cameras

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The Ministry of Justice has asked the police to increase the capacity of Norwegian speed cameras.

This means that more motorists must be accompanied when they pass automatic traffic control (ATK) at very high speed, he writes. TV 2 Saturday.

The police ATK (photo booths) now receives 12 million NOK to handle various speed-related issues via photo booths.

hiring more

This measure will contribute an additional NOK 132 million to the treasury. The Emergency Police (UP) will also hire more caseworkers to handle the increasing number of cases.

UP chief Knut Smidsrud told the channel that the Police Directorate has been tasked with increasing the number of anti-attack cases from 180,000 last year to 250,000 this year.

— that is, several hours of activity in each box, which is made possible by hiring more caseworkers, says the channel’s UP director.

big sums

And there are no small amounts that end up in the closet. according to DagbladetThe country’s speed cameras collected more than 216 million crowns last year.

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In 2020, funds received 185 million, while in 2019 the total was 202 million kroner. In the list of the 20 most profitable funds, the Baneheit Tunnel (heading north) in Kristiansand took 16th place – with 2.8 million last year.

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