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5 arrests and 94 driving offences in the Ionian Islands in six hours

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06 Σεπτεμβρίου 2023 / 20:10

CORFU. There were police checks in the Ionian Islands from 07:00 to 13:00 on Wednesday 6 September.

Between 07:00 and 13:00 on Wednesday 6 September, police in the Ionian Islands checked 203 vehicles and 273 individuals, leading to 5 arrests - 1 in Corfu, 2 in Zakynthos, 1 in Cephalonia and 1 in Lefkada - for the following offences:

- 2 for illegal residency

- 1 for driving without a licence

- 1 for harming the environment

- 1 catering establishment for lack of proper health certificates

There were 94 driving offences, including the following:

- 7 speeding

- 4 not wearing seat belts

- 14 not wearing crash helmet

- 1 using mobile phone whilst driving

- 1 not stopping at red traffic lights

- 3 without driving licences

- 2 without MOT

plus 62 other violations.

18 vehicles were immobilised for driving without a licence, worn-out tyres, not wearing crash helmets and being without MOT.

 

Photo: Enimerosi archive

MARIA BAZDRIYIANNI