Strict measures will be taken by the Traffic Police on the 3rd day of October 28 for the safe movement of citizens – Prohibitions and exceptions.
THEin view of her celebration October 28thtakes increased traffic and traffic control measures during the interval from 27 to 30 October 2022throughout the of the country, for the safe movement of citizens and the prevention of traffic accidents accidents.
The design was done by her Directorate of Traffic Police of its headquarters Hellenic Police and includes the basic directions for the development of measures throughout the country’s road network, as well as the individual interventions, based on local problems and the particular traffic conditions that prevail, per wider area or region.
At the same time, Mr design provides for the disposition of necessary resources for the implementation of meters, as well as the required coordination and supervision of the Services involved, in order to achieve the best possible results.
Throughout the application of the meters, both the personnel and means of the Hellenic Police, mainly the Traffic Police Services, will be on increased operational readiness. Specifically, patrol cars, motorcycles and conventional vehicleswith the corresponding personnel and equipment for the effective policing of the country’s road network.
Road safety measures are aimed at preventive and deterrent presence, but also at conducting traffic checks and drunkenness tests (breathalyzer tests) to deal with “dangerous” violations, which are the main causes, mainly of fatal traffic accidents.
Central points of the design include:
-policing of the road network by sector, based on the particular traffic conditions of each region,
–increased police presence and enhanced policing of the points of the road network, where a frequency of road accidents is observed,
-increased traffic policing measures on inputs-outputs large urban centers, where a lot of vehicle traffic is observed,
-timely collateral cooperation and coordination with all co-competent Agencies – Services, where this is required,
-traffic regulation with pedestrian traffic policeat key intersections, to avoid traffic congestion,
– formation workshops general and specialist traffic controls (especially for certifying dangerous violations as well as violations that are statistically responsible for causing serious traffic accidents such as excessive speed, driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal overtaking, etc., using mobile phones while driving, not wearing a protective helmet – belt, worn tires),
-increased traffic measures in places where it is observed mass traffic of passengers (airports, ports, stations, etc.),
-traffic arrangements in places that will take place celebrations,
-checks for arbitrary occupation of public spaces and sections of streets and sidewalks to ensure parking spaces and
– informing the citizens through the competent Communication Services of the House, in any case where it becomes necessary to public information for the existence of any traffic and other problems.
It is noted that, during the festive season, the traffic restrictions of maximum permitted trucks weighing more than 3.5 tonnes.
For the safer movement of vehicles and the improvement of road traffic during the celebration of October 28, 2022, in addition to the facilitation and traffic measures, which will be taken at the local level, a traffic ban will also apply to all car trucks with a maximum permissible weight of more than 3, 5 tonnes, in the sections of motorways and national roads, as below:
1.On Thursday 27 October 2022, from 16:00 to 22:00 and on Friday 28 October 2022, from 08:00 to 13:00, for the output current:
(a) On the A8 highway (Athens-Patra) from the Elefsina Toll (Ex. 26+500) to the Rio Toll (Ex. 199+660).
(b) On the A1 highway (Athens-Thessaloniki-Evzoni), from the junction Ag. Stefanou (Kryoneri) (X.T. 27+960) to the intersection of Bralos (X.T. 203+065), from the Roditsa (Lamia) junction (X.T. 212+625) to the Rahon Fthiotida junction ( X.Th. 242+479), from the Makryhori toll (X.Th. 374+291) to the Leptokaryas junction (X.Th. 410+359).
(c) On the National Highway of Thessaloniki-N. Moudanion, from the Thermi flyover to the N. Moudanion interchange (61.5 km).
(d) On the A11 highway (Schimatari – Chalkida), from its intersection with the A1 highway (P.O. 65+820) to the high bridge of Chalkida (P.O. 12+300).
(e) On the National Highway Thessaloniki – Kavala, from the 11th km (X.Th.11+340) to the intersection of Leo Amfipoli (X.Th.97 + 550).
(f) On the A5 highway (Ionia Odos) from the “Charilaos Trikoupis” bridge (P.O. 0+000) to the end of Ionia Odos (P.O. 200+991).
(g) On the A7 motorway (Central Peloponnese), on the way to Kalamata, from the Korinthos Motorway (P.O. 85+300) to the Sparta Roundabout (P.O. 240+800) (Kalamata Ring Road) .
(h) On the A71 highway (Lefktro-Sparti) from the A/K Lefktro (0+000) to the A/K Spartis (P.O. 45+000).
(i) On the Ioannina – Arta – Antirrio National Highway in the direction of Antirrio.
(j) On the Thessaloniki-Polygyrou National Highway (E.O.16), from the Thermi flyover to the limits of the P.E. Thessaloniki (Agia Anastasia node).
2. On Sunday, October 30, 2022, from 16:00 to 23:00, for the input current:
(a) On the A8 highway (Athens-Patra), in the direction of Athens, from the Rio Toll (Ex. 199+660) to the Elefsina Toll (Ex. 26+500).
(b) On the A1 highway (Athens-Thessaloniki Evzonoi), in the direction of Athens, from the Leptokaryas interchange (P.T. 410+359) to the Makryhori toll road (P.T. 374+291), from the Rahon Fthiotidas junction (X.Th. 242+479) to the Roditsa (Lamia) junction (X.Th. 212+625), and from the Bralos intersection (X.Th. 203+065) to the Ag. Stefanou (Kryoneri) (C.Th. 27+960)
(c) On the N. Moudanion – Thessaloniki National Highway from the N. Moudanion interchange (61.5 km) to the Thermi flyover.
(d) On the A11 highway (Schimatari – Chalkida), upstream towards Schimatari, from the high bridge of Chalkida (P.O. 12+300) to its intersection with the A1 highway (P.O. 65+820).
(e) On the Kavala-Thessaloniki National Road from the Leo Amfipoli intersection (P.T. 97+550) to the 11th km (P.T. 11+340) thereof.
(f) On the A5 highway (Ionia Odos), in the direction of Antirrio, from the end of Ionia Odos (P.T. 200+991) to the “Charilaos Trikoupis” bridge (P.T. 0+000).
(g) On the A7 highway (Central Peloponnese), in the direction of Athens, from the Sparta Roundabout (P.O. 240+800) (Kalamata Ring Road) to the Corinth Motorway (P.O. 85+300) .
(h) On the A71 highway (Lefktro-Sparti), in the direction of Lefktro, from A/K Spartis (P.O. 45+000) to A/K Lefktro (0+000).
(i) On the Ioannina – Arta – Antirrio National Highway in the direction of Ioannina.
(j) On the Thessaloniki-Polygyrou National Highway (E.O.16), from the boundaries of the P.E. Thessaloniki (Agia Anastasia junction) to Thermi flyover.
3. Excluded from the curfew:
(a) The vehicles that offer roadside assistance, in accordance with Law 3651/2008, the trucks of ELTA, the trucks of press distribution companies, the trucks of public (F.D.X.) and private use (F. I.X.) that transport live animals, perishable food, as they are referred to in the international ATP agreement, (article 3 of Chapter II of joint ministerial decision no. 50786/3319/2014 (B’ 2418), since the percentage of load of the above products transported is at least 10% of the payload.
(b) Water tankers (water tankers) when they are moving to fight forest fires.
(c) Trucks (refrigerators) for public (V.D.X.) and private use (F.I.X.) that transport fresh fruit and vegetable products.
(d) Trucks transporting by-products of animal origin for inactivation, in accordance with regulation EC 1069/2009, as long as they have a relevant license from the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine of the relevant Region and are accompanied by the prescribed commercial document.
(e) The trucks of the Public Utility Organizations (DEDDIE, ADMIE, OTE, Natural Gas, etc.) when moving to restore emergency damage to their networks and only if they are accompanied by a written order from the relevant organization.
(f) Tanker vehicles that transport fuel for refueling fire fighting equipment, as long as this is proven by appropriate documents or documents.
(g) Trucks transporting music and theater equipment and trucks used to perform and transport equipment for the coverage of television and film events.
(h) Trucks carrying oxygen for medical purposes.
(i) DESE’s work machines and trucks used to deal with emergencies, upon request of the competent Civil Protection service and with a relevant decision of the locally competent Traffic Directorate.
(j) Emergency vehicles.
(k) The trucks and work machines of the concession companies that manage the highways and their subcontractors in order to smoothly carry out the work assigned to them.
(l) The trucks of the Organization “The Smile of the Child”.
Road safety is everyone’s business
THE Greek policeon the occasion of the upcoming festive season, once again reminds all drivers and road users that road safety is everyone’s business.
In this context recommends to the citizens:
-Before travel to do a technical check on their vehicle and to be informed about the state of the road network and weather conditions.
– Be special careful while driving and obey the rules of the Road Traffic Code.
-To respect them road markings and to comply with the instructions of the traffic police.
-Do not use while driving mobile phones or other distracting devices.
-Not to consume alcoholic beverages, since they are going to drive.
– To protect them children who ride in the vehicle, using child seats.
-To necessarily “wear” them seatbeltslike helmets on motorcycles.
-Not overestimate their driving skills and the technical capabilities of their vehicles.
-To respect and to they protect their passengers and their fellow human beings who use the road network, driving their vehicle with responsibility and caution.
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