The Traffic Police said on Tuesday that it handed out 649 fines within the space of a week to drivers across the country who were using their mobile phones while driving.
Police said that a total of 6,469 vehicles were stopped from March 18 to 24 as part of its "Violation of the Week" program to combat dangerous driving.
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).
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.