Drivers in Andalucia more likely to be caught speeding than anywhere else in Spain

Central government raked in €130 million in radar gun fines in 2014 and Andalucian drivers contributed 20% of the pot

LAST UPDATED: 12 Jun, 2015 @ 06:52
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SpeedgunDRIVERS in Andalucia are more likely to be caught speeding than anywhere else in Spain.

Central government raked in €130 million in radar gun fines in 2014 and Andalucian drivers contributed 20% of the pot.

By March this year, €27 million worth of fines had already been dished out across the country and Andalucian motorists footed most of that bill, too (€7 million).

In contrast, motorists in Cantabria, La Rioja and the Balearics are less likely to be caught speeding – with each area accounting for under €2million worth of fines in 2014.



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  1. Looks like the speed limit has had some effect, although it has always been there, and the UK has recently introduced even harsher penalties. I think you will find people that have been caught speeding or drink driving are the worse offenders, potential killers and should have the book thrown at them. I know some friends of mine that have been caught under these conditions have now learned a lesson, they drive within the speed limit and don’t drink if using a car, but a taxi home if they have been drinking. Speed and drink don’t mix.

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