Complaints about speeding fines in Cuenca

Cuenca’s citizens are complaining that the province’s photo radar systems are poorly calibrated or photographing the wrong vehicles they are accusing of speeding. However, Traffic Commission of Ecuador (CTE) officials insist that all devices are working correctly. One Cuencano, Carlos N., has been caught speeding multiple time, a nightmare that he says he “never seems to wake up from.”  In 2019, he paid $600 in fines for speeding on the Cuenca-Azogues highway. Of that amount, he argues, he should only have two fines, because he says after those incidents, he “he learned his lesson and didn’t speed anymore. But he says,…

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