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8 arrests and 190 driving offences in Ionian Islands

traffic police
12 Jan 2023 / 13:44

CORFU. Police spot checks were carried out in the Ionian Islands with 190 driving offences and 8 arrests.

Between 10:00 and 14:00 on 11 January police in Corfu, Zakynthos, Cephalonia and Lefkada carried out checks with the following results:

540 vehicles and 605 individuals were checked, leading to eight arrests (seven in Zakynthos and one in Lefkada).

There were two arrests for drug offences and six for driving without a licence.

There were 190 driving offences, including the following:

- 25 speeding
- 34 not wearing crash helmet
- 12 not wearing seat belts
- 4 running red lights
- 4 using mobile phone whilst driving
- 3 driving on wrong side of road
- 15 without driving licences
- 2 with uninsured vehicles
- 6 without MOT

28 vehicles were immobilised for driving without a licence, not wearing crash helmets and being without MOT.

There were also 3 offences of smoking in no smoking areas.