Hike in Traffic Fines

Hike in  Traffic Fines Hike in  Traffic Fines

Traffic fines will be hiked soon with the aim of improving road safety and reducing the number of accidents, said Mohammad Hossein Hamidi, Iran’s traffic police chief.  Addressing a meeting of the Roads Safety Commission at the Road Maintenance and Transport Organization (RMTO), in West Azerbaijan Province, he said, “Higher fines are a mere deterrent and the money collected will be used to standardize road safety equipment,” Alef News Agency quoted him as saying.  “At present, we are conducting studies to determine the exact amount of penalties for different traffic offenses,” he added.