Motorists are most likely to be caught speeding in Haarlem, followed by Nijmegen and Amersfoort, an analysis of the spread of speed cameras on Dutch roads has shown.
By looking at the number of speed cameras per 1,000 kilometres, consumer rights lawyers at Goldenstein Legal figured out which of the 20 biggest municipalities have the largest concentration of speed cameras. The national average is 11.6 cameras per 1,000 kilometres of roads.
“Nijmegen stands out,” Goldenstein project manager Jude Leinstra told the AD. “It is much smaller than Rotterdam, The Hague or Eindhoven and yet it has the equivalent of 30.12-speed cameras per 1,000 kilometres of road. Only Haarlem exceeds that, with 31.25.
Of the Dutch cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants, only The Hague ended up with an above-average number of speed cameras – 19.18 per 1,000 kilometres. Amsterdam fell well below the national average with just 6.8.
Speeding motorists are least likely to be caught in Zoetermeer, with just over two speed cameras per 1,000 kilometres of road.