Actually, we're in the middle according to the data, there's a few countries with better rates:
In regards to being fined for 5 km/h over the limit, there's no evidence that small increases in speed over the limit contributes to accidents. It's excessive speed that kills, like going 100 in a 60 zone. The other big killer is distraction and driver fatigue.
As for red lights, I'm fine with the strict rules there. I've almost been hit walking across the road by red light runners.
This is much worse than the authoritarian way they handle traffic fines.
There is no legal representation, no judicial oversight and no actual definitions of essential terms in the bill.
Make no mistake, this is a dictatorship.
It takes about 4 hours or more out of your day to attend court which is obviously not possible for everyone.