In one year, speeding offenses in Morocco have more than quadrupled, rising from 9,304 in October 2018 to 47,185 in October 2019.
Rabat – The General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) published the traffic offense figures for October 2019 yesterday, November 8.
Other offenses include driving a motorcycle without a helmet, using mobile phones while driving, ignoring red lights, not wearing seatbelts, failing to comply with stop signs, not respecting the right of way, and driving in a prohibited direction.
DGSN also noted a 30% increase in vehicles ticketed for traffic violations, with 219,422 tickets issued in October 2019 as opposed to 172,159 in October 2018.
The report revealed a 35% increase in fines collected between October 2018 and October 2019. In October 2019, 116,822 drivers paid fines, as opposed to 157,786 in October 2019.
La répression des infractions au code de la route..les chiffres du mois d’octobre 2019 pic.twitter.com/VNW72XjDny
— DGSN MAROC (@DGSN_MAROC) November 8, 2019
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