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Speed cameras installer to get up to 35% of the collected fines

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A company to supply 160 new speed cameras and install them could get up to 35% of the fines and penalties collected with the help of them.

This is provided by the new Cabinet of Ministers project on payment procedure for speed cameras installers services announced today, on March 10, at a state secretaries meeting.

According to the Interior Ministry press secretary Gunta Skrebele, the project sets basic budget revenue from the fines imposed on administrative violations registered by speed cameras. Similalry,it also sets the procedure of how the service provider is paid.

Three legal persons union – AS Vitronic Baltica together with a German company Vitronic Dr.-Ing.Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme and SIA Komerccentrs DATI group won in a closed tender on 160 speed cameras procurement.

Skrebele informs five companies took part in the tender – AS Inkomerc Holding together with SIA Nameks, SIA Armgate together with SIA BMS Tehnoloģija, AS Vitronic Baltica together with a German company Vitronic Dr.-Ing.Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme and Komerccentru DATI group, also AS Alarmtec and Fima Group.

Procurement commission assessed whether the candidates’ proposals were in line with legislation and technical specifications. Finally, a company with the smallest proportion from the fines to be paid in payment for the service won the tender.

According to Firmas.lv, 75% of AS Vitronic Baltica, founded in 2005, belongs to Ēriks Teilāns and 25% – to a company registered in Germany – Vitronic Dr.-Ing.Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme.

The name of Teilans has also been tied with the brand Rīgas marka, registered on his name in 2009. According to Riga Mayor Nils Ušakovs, Teilans saved the brand from unfair people. Riga City Council decided in March 2010 that Teilans transfers the brand to the municipality free of charge, the council would only be obliged to pay the costs linked to re-registration of the trademark.

The businessman is also included in the book TOP 500 Latvian millionaires, written by the journalists Lato Lapsa and Kristīne Jančevska in 2005.


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