Toronto speed cameras catch more than 36,000 sliders in July and August

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That’s a lot of speeding.

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The city’s 50 automatic speed control devices (ASEs) issued 36,733 tickets in July and August 2021 in Toronto.

A total of 18,619 tickets were issued in July, of which 18,114 were mailed to drivers with feet of lead in August, the second and third months of enforcement in this third round of the speed control program.

The camera located on Victoria Park Ave. near Tiago Ave. was the most active in July, issuing 2,645 tickets in July, or 14% of the total for that month.

That month it also saw 1,211 repeat offenders, with the worst offender receiving nine tickets from the same chamber located on Gilder Dr., east of Midland Ave. in Scarborough.

The most active camera for August was the one on Greenwood Ave. south of Glebeholme Blvd., delivering 2,673 tickets, or 15% of total citations for the month.

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August saw only 764 repeat offenders, and one driver received nine tickets from the same chamber, located near George R. Gauld Junior School on Algoma St. near Royal York Rd. In Etobicoke.

The cameras are scheduled to rotate to their fourth round of placements next month.

Reference-torontosun.com

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