Agentes de tránsito de la Policía de Nicaragua multarán a los conductores que pasen los noventa kilómetros por hora. Foto: tomada de NuevaYa

Traffic Police collects 85 million córdobas in fines

The Traffic Police collected more than 85 million córdobas in the first months of 2023. Until June of this year, the institution applied 183,308 fines. This is reported by a publication by The Press.

The main causes of fines, according to the weekly reports of the traffic specialty, are speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol, lane invasion and not paying attention to traffic signs.

The media report details that the figure collected this year, which was published by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (MHCP), exceeds the figure of 68 million córdobas that paid for traffic violations in the same period of 2021.

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A driver consulted by Article 66 He assured that another way in which traffic agents raise funds is by suspending licenses due to unjustified fines, the road re-education seminar costs 2,000 córdobas and there is no current report on how many drivers do it daily.

A traffic educator assured, under anonymity, that the method of the seminar is for collection purposes and has no instructional purpose. Nor do they have a protocol to improve the faults committed by drivers.

In the last week of this month, which includes July 3-9, 8,054 fines were applied. By the year 2022, the Police collected 286 million córdobas in fines, this year the figure could increase if the trend continues in the coming months.

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In the latest weekly report provided by the head of the National Traffic Safety Directorate (DSTN), Vilma Reyes, from July 3 to 9, they record 17 deaths and 51 injuries.

Traffic Police collects 85 million córdobas in fines

Of the deceased, 9 were drivers and five passengers. Five of the deceased were riding motorcycles. The deaths occurred because 8 were traveling drunk, 8 due to speeding and 1 due to pedestrian recklessness.

Traffic accidents are one of the main causes of death in the country, according to a report from the Ministry of Health, on average 2 people die daily. Despite the fact that the Traffic specialty presented its driver’s education booklet to more than 7 thousand people.

In the first three months of the year, 11,265 accidents were registered on the roads, the average per week, according to the figures provided in the weekly reports, amounts to 800 per week.

Until the first week of July, a total of 283 people died in traffic accidents.

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