Tax Administration Jamaica say it has collected approximately 20-million dollars in outstanding traffic fines since the start of the traffic ticket amnesty.

The amnesty runs from August 2 to October 31.

Chief Corporate Communications Officer at the TAJ, Meris Haughton, says the daily average collections on traffic tickets have tripled since the start of the amnesty.

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She says the early signs are positive.

Ms. Haughton says she expects collections to rise as the amnesty period draws closer to an end.

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The government collected approximately $340-million from a six-month long traffic ticket amnesty which ended in January 2013.

Meanwhile, Haughton says the TAJ will be opening its offices on some Saturdays throughout the amnesty.

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