737 drunk driving over Easter holiday
According to the statement released by the General Directorate of Security in Greece, it was stated that 737 people who had drunk excessively during the traffic controls during the Easter holiday put their lives and the lives of others in danger by driving.
It was noted that the penalties foreseen by the law were given to drunks who were driving.
During the controls, it was stated that a total of 31,978 people were found to have violated the traffic rules and the penalties stipulated by the law were issued.
In the statement, the following statistical information about the controls was shared.
Not wearing a seat belt: 848
Not wearing a helmet: 730
Vehicle inspection delay penalty: 583
Reverse direction: 360
Using a mobile phone: 266
Traffic sign violation: 237
Dangerous driving: 175
Safety lane violation: 132
Dangerous overtaking: 123
Do not give way: 54
Not using a child seat: 29
Driving in the left lane: 13
The Police Department announced that strict traffic controls will continue until next Tuesday. It was noted that additional measures are on the agenda, especially on Monday, May 2, when the 1 May celebrations will be held.