Police Commissioner General of Lynas Pyarnavas reported that the first new velocity meters are installed on the 5-kilometer stretch of Via Baltica (E-67), from 29 km in the direction of Kaunas Marijampole. The devices are not fixed immediately, but the average speed of cars in a particular area. After assessing the experience of planning to expand the network, the official website of the Lithuanian police.
« In developed countries, the EU has long found that the measure is not effective immediately, but the average speed over a length in a couple or a few tens of kilometers . Selected road Via Baltica, which currently is one of the emergency, the most unsafe – just this week killed two people ».
According to him, during the test of a month ago the rate was fixed 168 km / h despite the fact that allowed up to 90 places – 70 km / h. Deputy genkomissara Edvardas Shileris said police will issue fines only for violations that have been committed on 16 July. On the speed meter signs and inform drivers of an information stand. Autumn plan to present the results of one radar. If the policy is approved, in September – October will be about 10 of these radars.