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.
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.
In a bid to curb highway code violations over the holiday period, the Traffic Police intensified inspections on motorists over the past two weeks.
A total of 866 traffic police units operated around the country between December 31 and January 6, checking 18,360 vehicles and recording a total of 2,397 violations.