86,000 vehicle exodus, 2,827 tickets

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PANAMA traffic ticket coffers were overflowing  by 8am on Sunday. Feb 26 as a record 85,807 of vehicles exiting led to a record 2,827 traffic tickets.

The most common infractions were speeding (371), and there were 77 drunk driving tickets and 272 vehicles were towed.

Two people have died in traffic accidents, but there were no fatalities on the 49 beach and river locations  monitored  by the Carnival Joint Task force (JTF)

The JTF based in  Aguadulce, has urged drivers to be patient on their return to the city.