So far this year, traffic police have issued 3,866 speeding tickets, according to a summary released by the agency Tuesday. That’s about 13 such tickets on average all over the country each day.
Traffic police also have issued 10,466 tickets for going through red lights since last Dec. 31.
They hope to do better, according to Mario Calderón, head of the Policía de Tránsito, because they have just been calibrated, he said. The laser devices should be calibrated every year, he noted.