6288 Pedestrians Fined For Breaking Traffic Rules

6288 PEDESTRIANS FINED FOR BREAKING TRAFFIC RULES

Mediamax
Aug 9, 2011
Armenia

Yerevan/Mediamax/. Norik Sargsyan, the Traffic Police Road Patrol
Service Division Chief of Armenia, said today that 6288 pedestrians
were fined for breaking traffic rules as of August 8, 2011.

During today’s press conference, Norik Sargsyan said that most
pedestrian accidents are caused by pedestrians’ fault when they cross
the street in the wrong places, Mediamax reports.

He also noted that as of seven months of 2011, 170 drivers were fined
AMD 20 000 for not giving way to pedestrians.

According to this year’s statistics provided by the Road Police,
417 457 cases of violation have been registered against 412 685 cases
of 2010.

“As the drivers especially appeal for red- light violation, 10 video
cameras and 15 speedometers will be placed on the capital’s major
crossroads”, said the Traffic Police Road Patrol Service Division
Chief.

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