Price of fuel, Permis à Points and new fixed speed camera spotted

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  • http://twitter.com/tushal2 Tushal

    Go to a rental agency. Hire a car. Do 200km/h! Get flashed. And return the car. :)

  • http://twitter.com/tushal2 Tushal

    voleur metal ki pou cntnt la.

  • Oudaye

    dan cas speeding, proprietaire loto la ki gagne lettre la.. et dan lettre laena osi 1 parti kot to cav dire ki to pa ti conducteur vehicule la.. lerla banla re envoy lettre a person ki tone mentioner..

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    How can you prove that my car was with X and it was not him/her or even the owner who was driving?

  • Bernardo

    The authorities do not need to prove anything. You are, by default, responsible for traffic violations that happened through your vehicle, unless you can prove on the spot (to a law enforcer) or in court, that somebody else was using it at the time of the violation.

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    I find the system not ready to be put into practice when we talk abt the camera thing. It’s about penalizing the driver not the owner of the car. So, if I have a car and all the five house members drive it, am I supposed to keep a log book into the car?

    If the authority find your car beyond the speed limit, don’t they need evidence to incriminate the person at the wheel at the moment of the action? Don’t this need to be proven by the ones who are putting the blame on you? I might perhaps watch NCIS too much but let’s say that there’s a crime in which my gun is used. Does that mean that I killed the person or will the police investigate properly to gather proofs that can prove that the gun was effectively used by person X at the time the crime was committed?

  • Bernardo

    Whatever method you use (log book, plain memory etc.), one of the drivers will ultimately have to take the blame.. unless your car was stolen (but that’s another story). If no-one willingly takes the blame, then the case will probably be reported to court.. I imagine the penalties will escalate in such cases… I think this is perfectly fair, people need to be made accountable..

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    We will wait and see how they handle things. Remember, no law is perfect (not in mauritius lol) :-)

  • Ashvin Bhookhun

    Eski ena bann Speed CCTV ki p vey Speed Camera la? Tension vandalisme

  • http://www.facebook.com/rockxander Adarsh Hasnah

    In principle, you have to be responsible for your own car..

    Anyways about the DLC things..the big question is why do we have to present a copy of the DLC to the police whenever they do their routines check…It is the court that has to decide how many points to give to you depending on the “offences” …not the policeman.

    Like the saying goes “100 zours pour voleur, 1 zour pour la police”…this one should be more like “100 zours pour la police, 0 zours pour le peuple”

  • http://mauricianismes.wordpress.com/ Siganus Sutor

    You are welcomed to report any new camera installed

    Well, I’m reporting about the same kind of equipment that has just been fixed on the sidewalk at Paillote, not far from the entrance to the Candos hospital. (See photos here and here.)

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Thank you :-)
    I will be posting the picture in a new post, with credits to you of course. And in some time, I will create a map with all reported fixed speed cameras.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Yitin-Bissessur/1384843641 Yitin Bissessur

    i got a question about this new drivers license regulation.
    in my case for instance am currently residing in the uk and won’t be back for another two or three years, if when i come back and start driving on the next day and am stopped by the police, am i going to be fined???
    since obviously i won’t have the new drivers license.

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Probably yes. I’m pretty sure because the counterpart thing becomes part of your driving license. When you reach Mauritius, the first thing you need to do is to go to the line barracks.

  • Girish

    There is one fixed camera on st paul road just after winner before the signals

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Yitin-Bissessur/1384843641 Yitin Bissessur

    lol!!that sounds fun spending my first day back in MRU at line barracks!!!can i send someone else to get it like my dad???

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Lol. I dont think that it will take much time. At the same time, you can have an alouda :-)

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Forgot to reply a part of your question.
    Yes, you can write a letter of authorization and give it to someone else. You will also need to hand over your National Identity Card to your representative.

  • pictures4weddings@gmail.com

    Hi from tony
    I am on holiday again in Mauritius with my tom tom so thanks for the site that you are running
    I wihs to add the new one going up to curepipe from the lights after the filling station swami sivananda ave junction with stirling ave
    It went up 25th 3 13
    All the best pictures4weddings.co.uk

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Helloooo.

    I think that I just added the camera you reported. Can you please confirm by checking on the following page : http://www.yashvinblogs.com/mauritius-speed-cameras/

    Thank you!

  • Savoureux Nicholas

    Today near RICHE TERRE i got flash..and the speed camera is normaly set a 60km/h..i was about 30-40km/hr and i got flashed..pifffff….WTF?? HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Only doing tests. Dont worry.

  • Savoureux Nicholas

    ok thanks..hummm ban la ti bizin fer coner parce-ki ti pu ena accident choffeur bus devant moi la in paniquer ek plusieur automobilist osi ti pu ena bell dega,,,

  • carfans

    does anyone kno if its illegal to use the radar detector in the car?

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    Totally legal thing, the law does not prohibit its use. At least, not yet.

  • Bordofin

    One new speed camera at Lallmatie in vicinity with St Julien Village

  • http://www.yashvinblogs.com Yashvin Awootar

    This one is already on the map. Thanks :-)

    Btw, I love the name you are using. My university days :-)

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