PHOTOS: Israel Police Weekend Traffic Enforcement Operation Results In Over 3,000 Fines

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Over the past weekend, more than 3,000 traffic summonses were issued during an operation focusing on highways across the country

This activity is characterized by a wide range of technological means and overt / covert mobility, in order to deter drivers from committing traffic offenses and to protect the lives of road users.

An analysis of the enforcement figures at the end of the week shows that more than 3,000 traffic summonses were registered, the vast majority of which was against life-threatening offenses and road hooliganism within the designated routes.

· Over 80 drivers were cited for DWI (driving while intoxicated). Their licenses were suspended for 30 days and their vehicles impounded for the same time period. They were also given a court appearance date.

· 380 drivers were cited for not paying attention; including those operating a phone without a hands-free device. They were fined NIS 1,000 and four points on their license.

· 133 drivers had their license suspended for 30 days for committing serious driving offenses.

· 100 vehicles were impounded for 30 days for committing serious driving offenses.

· Over 1,000 drivers were cited for speeding.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem/Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokesman Unit)