The General Regional Police Directorate of Western Macedonia publishes a total of statistics on road safety and traffic policing for the month of May this year 2018, in the territorial jurisdiction of the Grevena Police Directorates, Of Kastoria, Kozani and Florina.
The publication of the data is accompanied by statistics – figures for the corresponding month last year.
a. Car accidents
In the territorial jurisdiction of the General Regional Police Directorate of Western Macedonia, were noted 5 traffic accidents in May 2018, against 4 in the corresponding month 2017.
In particular, they were noted:
Or no fatal accidents, like the 2017.
no serious car accident, against 1 the 2017.
5 minor traffic accidents, against 3 the 2017.
The traffic accidents that occurred in urban and rural areas of the Police Directorates were recorded in total 5 παθόντες όπως και το 2017.
In particular, they were recorded:
Or no one dead, like the 2017.
Or no seriously injured, against 1 the 2017.
5 slightly injured, against 4 the 2017.
The main causes of traffic accidents – δυστυχημάτων, όπως προέκυψε από την αστυνομική τροχονομική έρευνα, it was:
Driving under the influence of alcohol
Η μη χρήση ζώνης ασφαλείας/προστατευτικού κράνους
Η κίνηση στο αντίθετο ρεύμα κυκλοφορίας
Η χρήση κινητού τηλεφώνου κατά την οδήγηση
Το αντικανονικό προσπέρασμα
Παραβίαση ερυθρού σηματοδότη
b. Traffic Police Activities
The Traffic Police Services of the General Regional Police Directorate of Western Macedonia are on constant alert, applying specific design, providing for road safety and traffic policing measures for the safe movement of vehicles and citizens, as well as to prevent and prevent accidents and accidents throughout the road network.
In the context of traffic actions, το μήνα Μάιο του έτους 2018, βεβαιώθηκαν μεταξύ άλλων και 849 παραβάσεις ως ακολούθως:
434 violations for excessive speed,
62 violations for driving under the influence of alcohol (intoxication),
118 violations of commercial vehicles,
60 παραβάσεις για μη χρήση ζώνης ασφαλείας κατά την οδήγηση,
28 παραβάσεις για χρήση κινητού τηλεφώνου,
35 violations for K.T.E.O.,
25 infringements for not wearing a helmet while driving,
39 violations of traffic in the opposite direction of traffic,
3 παραβάσεις για αντικανονικοί ελιγμοί,
3 infringements for non-use of child seats,
12 violations for worn tires,
26 infringements for illegal overtaking,
2 infringements for violating a red signal,
2 violation for violation of priority.
c. Road Safety Tips
Greek Police are very sensitive to safe driving and road safety issues, in order to help reduce traffic accidents, reminds all drivers and road users that road safety is a matter for all of us.
In this context, drivers must comply with the provisions of the Road Traffic Code, drive with prudence and care and follow the instructions and advice of Traffic Staff.
We must not forget that driving safely means:
• I learn and apply the Traffic Code
• I am constantly focused on driving and controlling the vehicle
• I have not consumed alcohol while driving
• I do not violate the speed limits
• I always wear a seat belt
• I place the children in a child seat in the back of the car and wear a seat belt
• When riding or riding a motorcycle I always wear a helmet
• I do not violate the red light
• I stop at STOP and give priority
• I do not talk on my cell phone while driving
• I respect the signals and instructions of the traffic wardens.
The above tips will be constantly repeated in order to contribute to the consolidation of traffic and road culture..
For more helpful advice on road accident prevention and road safety, citizens can visit the website of the Hellenic Police http://www.hellenicpolice.gr.