The "suffering, irritation and indignation" of drivers who were trapped for hours on Thursday in their vehicles on the Athens-Corinth motorway after police closed traffic following a fire that broke out on a fuel truck was "completely understandable and respected," the police and fire service have said in a joint statement.
Containers full of passports were stolen from a Hellenic Post delivery truck by an unidentified group in the Athens neighborhood of Kallithea on Monday afternoon.
The incident occurred at approximately 1.45 p.m. when the group broke into delivery truck after the driver pulled over for a few minutes.
The passport containers were equipped with a GPS tracking system.
Tragedy near the wall of the "Iskar" dam. A car and a truck collided. A 13-year-old girl and her mother died on the spot.
The signal was given at 4:40 p.m. and two ambulances went to the scene. Medical teams pronounced the girl and the woman dead. The father, who was driving, was transported in serious condition to the District Hospital, where doctors will fight for his life.
A female truck driver in France who has traveled 4,300 km for four days without a break and delivered 420 parcels of aid to the quake-stricken southern province of Kahramanmaraş, was included in the "Heroic women" photo series projected by the Culture and Tourism Ministry on the Galata Tower on Women's Day.
Bulgaria has the most dangerous roads for driving heavy goods vehicles in Europe, according to a study by a British technology and logistics company.
International drivers complain about broken roads, kilometers-long queues at borders, lack of rest areas and systematic violation of traffic rules, which often lead to accidents with fatal consequences.