Here you have the free map that shows you where the invisible radars of the DGT are
The DGT launched its invisible radars that it places on guardrails to be able to control the speed at random points on the roads in the interest, always, of improving safety on them. This is the map where you can see where they are located at the moment.
traffic waits for This Easter, more than 14.5 million trips are made. To reduce the accident rate, you will pay special attention to avoiding distractions and watching for speeding. For the latter, the presence of cinemometers will increase. The question is: where? The answer, in part, lies in this map that shows the location of the invisible radars of the DGT.
They call them “invisible” because they are so small that they can be placed almost anywhere and go unnoticed by most drivers. Its actual name is Velolaser radars (we already talked about them in Computerhoy) and they have been in operation for some time.
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Velolaser radars, the so-called invisible or undetectable
The Velolasers, invisible radars or undetectable radars They measure 50 cm (they fit in the palm of your hand), they can register speeds of up to 250 km/h, they can be controlled remotely (the presence of a traffic agent does not give them away) and they can distinguish between types of vehicles (limits of speed are not the same for all segments).
They are part of Inventory from DGT radars since 2018. Then the Traffic Group of the Civil Guard received 60 units, in which Traffic spent 860,310 euros (14,338 euros per unit).
The map that shows where the invisible radars of the DGT are
The map showing where the invisible radars of the DGT are feeds on the notices that users dump in a well-known traffic Information App, SocialDrive. It has been created in Google Maps so it allows you to search, enlarge the image…
By clicking on each radar, the map offers exact information on the location; including a photograph, in those cases in which one was captured at the time of verifying the information.
Here’s the map:
Don’t worry, the use of this map is legal
Following the approval of the new Traffic and Road Safety Law There are many drivers who wonder if the use of this map with the location of the DGT Velolaser radars and other similar ones is legal.
The answer is yes. The Traffic Law 2022 (in this link you have all the changes that will touch your pocket) toughens the penalty for those who use radar detectors and jammers. The text is modified in such a way that it is not the use of these devices that is sanctioned, but the mere fact of carrying them inside the vehicle.
The radar warninglike this map installed on the phone, are legal (since they are fed from official sources such as our list of speed cameras province by province. What you should not do is manipulate the mobile or hold it with your hand to consult the information; In that case, you would be committing an infraction that, with the new Law, entails a loss of 6 points.
545 mobile radars will monitor the roads at Easter
The Velolasers whose location will be revealed on the SocialDrive map are part of the 545 mobile radars that the DGT has confirmed will be part of the device prepared to monitor the roads during the Easter Special Traffic Operation.
In addition to these, Tráfico anticipates that it will use 13 helicopters (some equipped with Pegasus radar); fifteen camouflaged vans; 780 fixed radars and 92 section radars; 39 drones; 216 cameras monitoring the use of seat belts and mobile phones.
It will also intensify breathalyser controls and reinforce the workforce of traffic management centers and Civil Guard traffic agents on duty.
This article was originally published by Noelia López in Autobild.es.