More mobile speed traps installed

Crackdown comes as the first authorisations for super lorries are given

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The first of these 60 ton megacamiones (super lorries) are expected to be on Spanish roads by June

The traffic police (DGT) have increased the number of secondary roads across the province which they classify as dangerous, allowing them to install mobile speed traps to catch speeding drivers.
A total of 11 new locations will be added to the list, increasing the total number of dangerous stretches of road from 30 to 41, covering 414 kilometres of road.
Secondary roads continue to be the most dangerous type of road in the province, ahead of motorway, urban and rural roads. To date this year, 13 people have died across the province in traffic accidents, of whom 10 died on secondary roads.
The DGT classifies roads based on an algorithm which takes into account traffic usage, accidents classified by severity and the average speed of traffic. This information is used to update its list of mobile speed camera locations every four months. The new stretches of road will be included into the May update, and an up to date list of fixed and mobile speed traps is available online at www.dgt.es.

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