Traffic cameras in Moscow have recorded more than 3,500 drivers talking on the phone in six months, the Moscow Department of Transport reported in Telegram.
“Over the past six months, 40 cameras in Moscow have recorded more than 3,500 drivers talking on the phone,” the message says. The Department of Transport noted that phone calls are often the cause of accidents.
The city authorities announced the installation of cameras that capture drivers who are not wearing their seat belts and talking on the phone in early November. The Department of Transport noted that new complexes using a neural network and Big Data can accurately recognize the fact of a violation. Cameras can accurately identify steering wheel, hands, and seat belt in frames.
At the same time, finding the phone in the hands is regarded as a sign of a violation, regardless of whether the driver is talking on it or writing a message. The fines are accompanied by photographs.