The amount represents an increase of more than 26% compared to the same period last year, according to Correio da Manhã when 24.3 million euros were collected.

The Government expects, in the State Budget for 2023, to collect 135.8 million euros with fines this year, the highest budgeted amount in the last five years, even surpassing the 91.4 million euros collected in 2019.

Road safety cameras and speed control in Lisbon resulted in 8.2 million euros in fines, Público wrote last week. Between June 2022 and May 23 of this year, 363,942 infractions were registered, an average of 1,019 fines per day and, on average, 42 fines per hour.