Eight million fines handed out for visitors offences last yr

Officials handed out above 8 million targeted traffic fines in 2021, with speeding accounting for by significantly the bulk of the tickets, the community prosecution department claimed on Friday.

The enhance of 320,000 fines on the 2020 full was due to more folks currently being on the roads previous yr, the 2nd calendar year of the coronavirus pandemic, the division reported.

Some 6.6 million individuals were being fined for speeding, nearly fifty percent of whom were caught by a speed camera.

Pretty much 800,000 fines ended up handed out to drivers with a foreign motor vehicle range plate, but fewer folks from the British isles have been fined simply because cross border enforcement systems no lengthier utilize for the reason that of Brexit.

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