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Police across Europe issue 120,000+ speeding penalties in first 24-hour enforcement marathon

Provisional results from the first pan European 24-hour speed enforcement marathon have been released by TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network.

So far, a total of 122,581 speeding offences were detected exceeding speed limits between 6am on Thursday and 6am on Friday. 17 out of 22 countries have now provided data. Of these, 116,479 were detected by police officers, with 6,102 detections using automatic devices.

A total of 4,352,234 vehicles were checked during the 24-hour marathon.

The countries who have provided data so far are: Cyprus (350 offences); Germany (91,262); Estonia (396); Finland (1295); Hungary (4928); Croatia (2185...

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