Eighteen people were killed in traffic accidents on the streets of the Greek capital in June alone, police data released on Wednesday showed, with reckless driving to blame for most accidents.
A total of 491 traffic accidents were reported last month in the Attica area, resulting in 21 serious and 565 lighter injuries.
Motorists who have had their license plates removed for minor parking offenses will be able to reclaim them from the confiscating authority in the runup to Sunday's election, the Transport Ministry said on Wednesday.
The decision, which does not benefit motorists nabbed for "anti-social" violations like parking on a wheelchair ramp, was made to facilitate voters needing to travel.
The traffic on 'Trakia' Motorway, in the direction of Burgas, at 135 km, was restored, API announced.
All citizens and transport companies can receive information about the current traffic situation from the API website - www.api.bg, as well as at any time of the day at 0700 130 20 at the API.
Due to inverted truck, the movement in the active and in the emergency lane at the 27th kilometer of Trakia Motorway in the direction of Burgas is temporarily restricted. Traffic is carried out in the passing lane and is regulated by the "Traffic Police".
Drivers should move with heightened attention and appropriate speed.