Important news arrives on the Traffic Laws following the approval of the decree law on the safety of infrastructures and transport, and strangely they are positive news for motorists: thanks to the innovations introduced the risk of receiving multiple fines for the same type of infringement is eliminatedas long as there is no immediate dispute.
To give a more concrete example, if you mistakenly pass under an entrance camera of a restricted traffic area, you cannot be fined several times if you repeat the offense, with the first dispute that covers all the offenses of the previous 90 days at the first notified infringement.
In the case of ascertainment of several violations without immediate contestation pursuant to article 201, the administrative offense subject to the first notification absorbs those ascertained in the ninety days prior to the same notification and not yet notified.
Once the fine has been paid, you must personally take action for submit the archiving instance of the other violations connected to that fine within 120 days from the date of the first notification, or of the dispute in the street.
The application for archiving must be submitted by the interested party to the office or command which depends on the person who ascertained each violation absorbed pursuant to paragraph 6, under penalty of forfeiture, within one hundred and twenty days from the date of the first notification or immediate complaint. The application is accompanied by a copy of the proof of payment referred to in paragraph 6 and the proof of payment of the costs of assessment and notification relating to the violation or violations ascertained by the office or to the command to which the same is presented. The filing is arranged by the head of the office or command on which the person who ascertained the violation depends.
Changes also for infringements committed by vehicles registered abroad, those who often manage to avoid paying fines; thanks to the changes introduced by this decree, it will be possible to make up for it within the following 5 years against those found driving the vehicle, even if this was not the owner of the car (as often happens for those who use foreign cars in Italy) .
When the vehicle with which the violation was committed is registered abroad and it is not possible, due to objective difficulties, to register for the role or to initiate other compulsory collection procedures against the driver or the owner or other obliged person in solid, the compulsory collection can be activated, in the following five years, against those found driving the vehicle itself. In such cases, the provisions of article 207 apply. With a provision of the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility, in agreement with the Ministry of the Interior, the procedures for collecting and attributing the sums collected to the subjects to whom according to article 208, the proceeds of the sanctions are due.