They were sweeping controls which took place in the first five days of February i Attica Traffic Directorate with the aim of safe traffic on the road network. The excursions by police officers of Traffic Accident Control and Prevention Teams (O.E.P.T.A.) were developed on road axes where it has been observed frequency of road accidents and heavy vehicle traffic.
The special crews carried out a total 16,030 checksfocusing on attestation dangerous violations. According to the data released by Greek police the checks carried out had a result the arrest of 6 drivers for dangerous driving and drunkenness, the removal 271 driving licenses247 license plates, 396 plate removals as well as the immobilization of 426 vehicles.
Also the police officers in the checks they made they spotted taxi drivers who had replaced the taximeter with tablets and through application they overcharged customers. In the relevant video uploaded to YouTube channel of the Police and you'll see below, two cases of taxi drivers using the illegal app appear. In fact, for one it was found from the history of the application that in the last 7 days he had collected 1,015 euros for 126 raceshaving traveled in total 552 km.
A total of 4,580 violations were confirmed by the Traffic Police, and the following are indicative:
- 214 for drunkenness
- 470 for speed
- 5 for dangerous driving
- 179 for seat belt
- 163 for deprivation of driving license
- 102 for KTEO
- 227 for not wearing a protective helmet
- 59 for traffic lights
- 87 for deprivation of an insurance policy
- 72 for tachograph
- 97 for mobile phone
- 17 for shades
- 8 for mirrors
- 18 for inconspicuous license plates
- 24 for exhaust noise
- 21 for trucking violations
- 155 for bus
- 1,611 for parking
Watch the video from the checks carried out by the Traffic Police in the past days…
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