AMET announces reasons for fines
According to General Juan Geronimo Brown Perez, head of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (AMET), his agents have imposed 410,251 fines on drivers breaking traffic laws in the first 11 months of this year. The highest number was 53,696 motorcycle riders for not wearing helmets and 45,373 drivers for not wearing a seatbelt.
This is followed by 38,936 drivers for obstructing traffic; 37,154 for driving through a red light, 24,586 for driving without a license, 23,582 for talking on a cell phone whilst driving and 21,523 for driving on the wrong side of the road.
Then we have 19,586 who were fined for illegal parking, 19,073 for having a tinted front windscreen, and 14,211 for driving in prohibited areas. 11,463 were speeding and 10,614 had licenses which had expired.
He said that AMET agents would continue to work to ensure the law was obeyed.
Source: DR1, Elnacional.com.do
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