TheNewspaper.com: Driving Politics
Home >Camera Enforcement > Revenue from Cameras > Greece Replacing Automated Cameras with Human Photographers 
Print It Email It Tweet It

Greece Replacing Automated Cameras with Human Photographers
Human photographers will replaced automated bus lane cameras in Athens, Greece.

Athens
Disappointed with the performance of automated bus lane cameras, officials in Athens, Greece announced their intention yesterday to hire human photographers to do the job. Traffic police will provide protection for Athens Urban Transport Organization employees as they roam the capital city looking for violations to photograph.

The city has 25 automated cameras designed to issue 78 euro (US $96) tickets to anyone driving in lane designated for bus use only. Many of the fixed camera photos have been unreadable. London bus lane cameras produce significant revenue, with a single street generating £2 million (US $3.7 million) in a year.

Source: Photographers get lane watch (Kathimerini (Greece), 6/7/2005)



Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page


Related News
Verra Mobility Loses $58 Million

Speed Camera Firm Announces New Tactics

Redflex: More Red Light Camera Red Ink

Red Light Camera Financial Information Goes Public

Texas School Bus Chief Busted In Photo Enforcement Scandal




View Main Topics:

Get Email Updates
Subscribe with Google
Subscribe via RSS or E-Mail

Back To Front Page


Front Page | Get Updates | Site Map | News Archive | Search | RSS Feed
TheNewspaper.com: Driving politics
TheNewspaper.com