Bolsonaro Argues in Favor of Ending Use of Radars on Highways

For the President, the radars are not necessary because "there are no locations where there is a risk, and those who suffer accidents are suckers."

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, reiterated this week that he plans to take down speed radars along federal highways. For the president, radars take the fun out of driving.

"There is no more pleasure in driving, anywhere you go, it's full of radars. The use of radar has grown away from the idea of protecting life. It's a gimmick to increase revenues. It is money that is taken away from the people," argued the president.

Bolsonaro said that when his administration took office, there were about 8,000 . . .

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