The city of Zurich and builds barriers. Those red-and-white striped cross bars which in certain residential areas for unauthorised drivers at night, and in the prevented. Instead, the city installed increasingly cameras, the night driving ban. Re-expanding the automatic Access control by 4. February reported on the areas of long road East and old town right of the Limmat river, the city on Tuesday.
"Significantly less cars"
The automated access controls are already in the area Zähringer-/häring road and long road West. According to the communication from the city has proven to be the new Regime. "The experiences show that the local residents with this measure, can be protected during the night hours better for traffic-related noise, as striking proceed less cars illegally," writes the city.
And so does the control: The cameras are positioned alternately at different locations. The device records the number plate of the vehicle and checks whether an access authorization exists. No is, fined the driver of the vehicle, are deleted, the data collected then.
The controls prove to be lucrative. According to a spokesman for the Department for transport has fined the city in the two today already with cameras equipped areas per night on average were between 15 and 25 drivers. The buses will cost 100 francs. It makes the "milk büechli"bill, the fine revenue of between 1 and 1.8 million Swiss francs.
The buses seem to work. Because during a first attempt in the summer of 2017 in the area of long road and West were fined on average per night 50 drivers. The number has halved in the meantime. At that time, the town took on within approximately four months 650’000 Swiss francs Fine. The Department for transport defended himself against rip-off allegations. Monetary aspects are of entirely secondary interest, said a spokesman. In the introduction, there have been no expectations to the Financial. The goal is it, the night driving ban with a reasonable means to enforce, the spokesman said.
almost four years Ago, there was in Zurich for more than 70 barriers to the enforcement of traffic ordinances, such as bans on night driving. About half of them were operated by private security services. The city, however, was too expensive, she thought the cost of over 1 Million Swiss francs for disproportionately. Therefore, the city in 2016, decided to abolish this. (Tages-Anzeiger)
Created: 29.01.2019, 12:16 PM