The Malta Independent 22 February 2024, Thursday
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Speed cameras caught 209,907 cases of overspeeding, recording speeds over 200km/hr since 2019

Thursday, 25 May 2023, 17:14 Last update: about 10 months ago

All the speed cameras in Malta registered 209,907 cases of overspeeding, since 2019 with some speeds recording upwards of 200km/hr.

Transport Malta released data showing the number of instances where overspeeding was caught on every road in Malta, as well as the top speeds recorded on every road, since 2019.

This year that has been 16,505 instances of overspeeding caught on camera, of these 14,225 were for speeds more than up to 15km/hr over the speed limit, 2,122 were for speeds between 15km/hr and 29km/hr more than the speed limit, and 158 were for speeds that were 30km/hr over the speed limit.

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The most instances of overspeeding caught by speed cameras were in 2019, with a total of 53,847 cases. Of these 46,886 were for speeds more than up to 15km/hr over the speed limit, 6,450 were for speeds between 15km/hr and 29km/hr more than the speed limit, and 511 were for speeds that were 30km/hr over the speed limit.

The highest registered speed by a speed camera in Malta was 211km/hr in Triq is-Sebh, Qormi in 2019.

A year later in 2020, speed cameras registered cars going at a speed of 179km/hr in Dawret San Pawl, St Pauls Bay and Triq L-Imdina  Zebbug.

The highest reported speed that was caught on camera this year was 153km per hour in Triq tal-Barrani, Zejtun.

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