Speeding fine revenue nosedives in France after wave of vandalism against radar machines

Mail Online | 10/3/2019 | Jack Newman For Mailonline
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Revenues from speeding fines have been cut in half in France amid a 'wave of unprecedented vandalism' against the radar machines.

Only 600million euros of the billion forecast this year has been raised, with the Yellow Vest protesters and changing habits blamed by French authorities.

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The government was hoping to boost revenues by installing more radars along motorways.

But the Yellow Vest protests, which started in November last year, have affected their takings.

Beforehand - Radar - Revenue - Figure - Euros

Beforehand, Radar revenue was climbing with an all-time high figure of 824.7million euros in 2017, according to RFI.

But last year's takings fell to 682.7million euros and...
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