Authorities in Mexico City reported a 31% decrease in traffic accidents, as well as 35.5% in road incident victims, where Photocivic system devices operate.
According to a report published by the Secretariat of Capital Mobility, deaths from road incidents were reduced by 18% between June and August last compared to the same period in 2018; there was a 36% reduction in injuries and 31% in traffic.
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The government of Mexico City said that, between June 8 and September 5, it has imposed 147,88 violations detected with cameras and radars, implying 11,706 vehicles that committed 1.3 violations each, on average, for speeding.
At a press conference, Mobility Secretary Andrés Lajous Loaeza said the average number of plaque violations decreased from 1.6 per year to 1.3, compared to the same months of 2018.
The official recalled that previously, cameras and radars for photoms were located in the places with the highest record of violations, but were relocated to places of higher incidence of traffic events.
He also stated that during this period, 694 people passed the basic online awareness course and 262 the intermediate, with an average of 82% of correct answers.
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Meanwhile, 53 people attended the face-to-face courses of awareness of the bike school and in terms of community work 106 hours have been served, of which 80 were held in the Metrobus; four bike parking lots; 16 in tequius and six in the Historic Center, with cleaning duties such as taking gum off the floor.
The head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum did not rule out that next year the number of cameras increased and stated that there is only one contract for maintenance and support with the company Network, for 16 million pesos per month for the service.
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