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Photo radars: a very profitable summer after a slump due to confinement –


The 11 photo radars and red light cameras operating on the territory of the agglomeration of Longueuil brought in nearly $ 2 million during the months of July and August, after a fairly quiet spring, while Quebecers were confined to their homes. and the roads, almost deserted.

Between January 1 and March 31, the 2 fixed speed cameras, 7 mobile speed cameras and 2 red light cameras in operation in the agglomeration issued 10,474 reports and collected just over $ 14 million.

Then came the pandemic and containment. Consequence: much fewer motorists on the roads and much fewer tickets. Thus, the radars and cameras of the agglomeration found fault only 5,410 drivers, issuing for only $ 908,780 in tickets between April 1 and June 30. Comparatively, for the same period in 2019, the 4 radars in operation and the 2 cameras at red lights had issued 7,218 reports and collected $ 818,582.

The deconfinement and the fact that Quebeckers spent their holidays in the province, however, helped to replenish the coffers in July and August. During these two months, 11,219 reports were issued by radars and cameras in the agglomeration, totaling fines of nearly $ 2 million.

The highest-paying speed camera in the agglomeration, the mobile radar on Autoroute 10 West in Brossard (REM worksite area), alone collected more than $ 1M in July and August, thanks to 3,049 tickets.

Across the province, photo radars issued nearly 83,000 reports and brought in just over $ 12 million in July and August. With nearly 44,600 findings and a harvest of $ 6.6M, July was the second most lucrative month since the implementation of the photo radar program in August 2009. The record is still held by the month of August 2016, with 51,880 reports and revenues of $ 7.05 million.

The annual operating costs for radars and cameras are approximately $ 10 million.

Fixed radar for Hwy 20 West, Boucherville

  • January 2020: 1,566 findings, $ 189,840
  • February 2020: 1,349 findings, $ 155,071
  • March 2020: 1,015 findings, $ 114,418
  • April 2020: 380 findings, $ 53,143
  • May 2020: 349 findings, $ 56,304
  • June 2020: 562 findings, $ 81,732
  • July 2020: 1,777 findings, $ 256,704
  • August 2020: 1,144 findings, $ 157,124
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 8,142 reports, $ 1,064,336
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 9,862 reports, $ 1,242,533
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 184,216 findings, $ 18,129,443

Fixed radar at the intersection Taschereau / Panama, Brossard

  • January 2020: 1,286 findings, $ 124,237
  • February 2020: 880 findings, $ 84,748
  • March 2020: 832 findings, $ 82,169
  • April 2020: 435 findings, $ 50,477
  • May 2020: 997 findings, $ 114,927
  • June 2020: 1,201 findings, $ 124,133
  • July 2020: 2,626 findings, $ 271,542
  • August 2020: 1,434 findings, $ 140,604
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 9,691 findings, $ 992,837
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 7,867 reports, $ 765,680
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 35,489 findings, $ 3,725,688

A-10 West mobile radar, Brossard (REM worksite)* started in July 2019

  • January 2020: 604 findings, $ 161,864
  • February 2020: 968 findings, $ 258,645
  • March 2020: 231 findings, $ 63,266
  • April 2020: 192 findings, $ 66,238
  • May 2020: 75 findings, $ 34,320
  • June 2020: 663 findings, $ 247,032
  • July 2020: 1,549 findings, $ 553,790
  • August 2020: 1,500 findings, $ 466,698
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 5,782 reports, $ 1,851,853
  • July 1 to August 31, 2020: 3,049 reports, $ 1,020,488
  • July 1 to August 31, 2019: 859 findings, $ 295,564
  • TOTAL (July 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020): 16,743 findings, $ 5,088,437

Mobile radar of boul. Cousineau (70 km / h), Longueuil

  • January 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • February 2020: 11 findings, $ 1,059
  • March 2020: 2 findings, $ 158
  • April 2020: 1 observation, 123 $
  • May 2020: 35 findings, $ 7,285
  • June 2020: 27 findings, $ 4,085
  • July 2020: 26 findings, $ 4,109
  • August 2020: 1 finding, $ 123
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 103 findings, $ 16,942
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 141 findings, $ 13,018
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 5,816 findings, $ 465,809

Mobile radar of boul. Cousineau (90 km / h), Longueuil

  • January 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • February 2020: 10 findings, $ 834
  • March 2020: 22 findings, $ 2,210
  • April 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • May 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • June 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • July 2020: 2 findings, $ 202
  • August 2020: 2 findings, $ 226
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 36 findings, $ 3,472
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 0 findings, 0 $
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 1,378 findings, $ 123,646

Mobile radar of boul. Fernand-Lafontaine, Longueuil

  • January 2020: 2 findings, $ 156
  • February 2020: 1 observation, 123 $
  • March 2020: 1 finding, $ 78
  • April 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • May 2020: 0 findings, 0 $
  • June 2020: 11 findings, $ 1,119
  • July 2020: 22 findings, $ 2,113
  • August 2020: 7 findings, $ 818
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 44 findings, $ 4,407
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 46 findings, $ 4,903
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 747 findings, $ 61,252

Mobile radar of boul. Gaétan-Boucher, Longueuil

  • January 2020: 164 findings, $ 16,883
  • February 2020: 179 findings, $ 16,988
  • March 2020: 37 findings, $ 3,206
  • April 2020: 3 findings, $ 741
  • May 2020: 10 findings, $ 1,416
  • June 2020: 23 findings, $ 2,711
  • July 2020: 75 findings, $ 9,017
  • August 2020: 83 findings, $ 8,886
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 574 findings, $ 59,848
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 0 findings, 0 $
  • TOTAL (from August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 3,390 findings, $ 306,483

Mobile radar of boul. Roland-Therrien, Longueuil

  • January 2020: 40 findings, $ 3,718
  • February 2020: 128 findings, $ 11,656
  • March 2020: 43 findings, $ 4,201
  • April 2020: 39 findings, $ 5,400
  • May 2020: 23 findings, $ 3,055
  • June 2020: 83 findings, $ 10,672
  • July 2020: 250 findings, $ 30,701
  • August 2020: 118 findings, $ 12,896
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 724 findings, $ 82,299
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 1,438 findings, $ 138,218
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 5,658 findings, $ 528,584

Mobile radar of boul. Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville

  • January 2020: 85 findings, $ 8,689
  • February 2020: 311 findings, $ 30,628
  • March 2020: 571 findings, $ 54,991
  • April 2020: 84 findings, $ 12,277
  • May 2020: 75 findings, $ 9,605
  • June 2020: 51 findings, $ 6,429
  • July 2020: 195 findings, $ 24,484
  • August 2020: 188 findings, $ 20,916
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 1,560 findings, $ 168,019
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 269 findings, $ 28,990
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 6,434 findings, $ 616,367

Camera at the red light at the Taschereau / Panama intersection, Brossard

  • January 2020: 43 findings, $ 7,336
  • February 2020: 19 findings, $ 3,247
  • March 2020: 19 findings, $ 3,249
  • April 2020: 17 findings, $ 2,906
  • May 2020: 25 findings, $ 4,275
  • June 2020: 16 findings, $ 2,736
  • July 2020: 63 findings, $ 10,772
  • August 2020: 46 findings, $ 7,866
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 248 findings, $ 42,387
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 196 findings, $ 33,279
  • TOTAL (from August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 966 findings, $ 163,940

Camera at the red light at the Gaétan-Boucher / Cousineau intersection, Longueuil

  • January 2020: 15 findings, $ 2,560
  • February 2020: 24 findings, $ 4,104
  • March 2020: 16 findings, $ 2,736
  • April 2020: 11 findings, $ 1,878
  • May 2020: 10 findings, $ 1,710
  • June 2020: 12 findings, $ 2,051
  • July 2020: 71 findings, $ 12,141
  • August 2020: 40 findings, $ 6,840
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2020: 199 findings, $ 34,020
  • From January 1 to August 31, 2019: 183 findings, $ 31,073
  • TOTAL (August 19, 2009 to August 31, 2020): 487 findings, $ 82,861

Photo radar of the province

  • 22 fixed speed cameras
  • 203 mobile radars
  • 20 red light cameras
  • Program implemented on August 19, 2009
  • 1,582,289 reports issued between August 19, 2009 and August 31, 2020
  • $ 214,301,891 raised between August 19, 2009 and August 31, 2020
  • Best-paying month: August 2016, with 51,880 reports and harvests of $ 7,049,775




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