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 Video registration of traffic violations tested in Kyiv and Odesa, - Interior Ministry

Ukraine's Ministry of Interior has launched a pilot project on automated video registration of traffic rules violations, to operate in testing mode in Kyiv and Odesa.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, the project was presented by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and Head of the National Polica Khatia Dekanoidze.

According to Avakov, three video cameras are currently operating in three different locations: two in Odesa, one in Kyiv. One camera is located at 51 Telihy St. in Kyiv, another one - along the Kyiv-Odesa highway. The minister noted that in six hours of their operation, the cameras have recorded traffic rules violations worth more than 3 million hryvnia ($120,000).

He stressed that the project will involve a large investment bank with the purpose of finding investors.

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According to Dekanoidze, drivers who are recorded as violators by the cameras will start receiving notifications of violations after September.

The Interior Ministry plans to locate 3,000-5,000 cameras across Ukraine.

Earlier, Minister Avakov said that video recording of traffic rules violations will start to function fully in 2017.


 
 
 
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