Road accidents increased by 16.6 percent year-on-year in January, according to figures released by the Traffic Police recently.
A total of 788 accidents were recorded in January of this year compared to 676 during the same last year, according to the data, which showed that road fatalities rose to 49 compared to 44 in the same period of 2019, an increase of 11.4 percent.
The crowding reported at the entrance to Romania shifted from the Nadlac II Border Crossing Point (PTF) to the Nadlac I PTF where, on Friday morning, the waiting time was four hours.
Nineteen drivers have been fined for gathering to drift their cars despite strict precautions against the coronavirus outbreak in the resort province of Antalya.
Traffic police units determined that a crowded group gathered for entertainment purposes in the Kepez district and 19 drivers were drifting their cars.
Traffic police targeting so-called antisocial traffic violations issued more than 1,500 tickets for the owners of vehicles found to be blocking access to wheelchair ramps earlier this month, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said in an announcement on Wednesday.
The crackdown was carried out between March 2-8 in different parts of the country.