Ecuador: speeding offenders begin serving three day jail terms

Posted on July 27, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

Traffic Law
The paragraph E of Article 145 of the Traffic Law states that the driver exceeds the speed limit outside the moderate range, in accordance with the regulations, shall be punished with imprisonment of three days, a fine of a unified base pay ($ 292) and ten points on the license.
The passage of three days’ imprisonment for those who exceed speed limits in the Organic Law of Land Transport, Traffic and Road Safety has launched a debate between those who defend the measure and those who reject it.

This morning it is expected that the doctor Proaño Edgar, the first national arrested for this cause, prevention Traffic leaving La Mena Two, south of the city.

The doctor has described this site as “subhuman” because some detainees have rashes and pimples, others have diabetes and do not receive medical attention, said Proaño. Read Article – El Universo

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