Road safety

Bulgarian Interior Ministry MoI Initiates Speed Control Operation Across the Country

From today until April 7 to April, there will be a specialized police operation to control the speed regimes in Bulgaria.

It takes place along the European network of TISPOL Traffic Police and similar actions will take place across Europe, the Ministry of Interior announced.

More than 5,000 drunk drivers stopped in a week

Traffic police around the country issued 5,097 fines for drink driving and speeding violations between March 11 and 17.

As part of its "Violation of the Week" program, traffic police unleashed 1,245 crews on the streets who checked a total of 24,330 vehicles.

Most of the violations were recorded in Attica (764) followed by Thessaloniki (396).

Traffic Police Operation For Control of Trucks and Buses Begins

Checks will continue until February 24th, reported Nova TV. 

From 24 February to 24 February there will be a traffic police operation for the control of trucks and buses. It is part of the TISPOL calendar - the European Traffic Police Network - and similar action takes place in the territory of all Member States.

Bus driver fined for playing game on mobile phone while driving

A public bus driver in Turkey's southern province of Adana has been fined and given penalty points for playing a game on his mobile phone while driving, İhlas News Agency has reported.

The incident came to light after a passenger on the bus recorded the 34-year-old Orhan Can playing Okey -- a very popular tile-based game in Turkey -- on video.