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Bangkokians beware! 4K quality cameras will catch red light jumpers 24 hours a day

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Bangkokians beware! 4K quality cameras will catch red light jumpers 24 hours a day | Samui Times

If you went through a red light in Bangkok yesterday chances are that a fine is already on the way to your house. 

Bangkokians beware! 4K quality cameras will catch red light jumpers 24 hours a day | News by Samui Times

The fancy new system to catch red light jumpers at 30 intersections came in yesterday.  Pol Maj-Gen Jirasan Kaewsaeng-ek – a deputy commissioner in the capital – was guest of honor at a ceremony to launch the new system as it was revealed just how many Bangkokians flout the law.  4K quality cameras can take pictures 24 hours a day – fines will be sent to the addresses of violators.  Jirasan admitted that jumping red lights was bad in the capital. He said that 1,932 people were fined in July but this is just the tip of a much bigger iceberg.  A trial of the cameras revealed 22,260 red light jumpers in just 15 days from August 1st to 14th.  There were 3,082 at the Ratchada/Rama IV intersection alone.  Fines can be up to 1,000 baht but the met police have kindly announced an “introductory offer” of just 500 baht at first.  Fines can be paid through Krung Thai bank’s KTB Netbank system.  

 Sanook

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