In view of the increased traffic on the roads due to her celebration May DayELAS is proceeding during the period from April 28 to May 1, to implement increased Traffic measures throughout the country’s road network with the aim of the safe movement of citizens and the prevention and prevention of traffic accidents.

Throughout the implementation of the measures, both the personnel and the means of the Hellenic Police, mainly of the Traffic Police Services, will be on increased operational readiness. Specifically, patrol cars, motorcycles and conventional vehicles will be made available, with the corresponding personnel and equipment for the effective policing of the country’s road network.

According to the relevant ELAS announcement, the measures include:

– Policing the road network by sector, based on the particular traffic conditions of each region

– Increased police presence and targeted policing at the points of the road network, where there is a frequency of traffic accidents.

– Increased traffic measures at the entrances and exits of large urban centers, where a lot of vehicle traffic is observed.

– Regulation of traffic with pedestrian traffic wardens, at key intersections, to avoid traffic congestion.

– Establishment of general and special traffic control teams, focusing attention on the verification of dangerous violations (excessive speed, driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal overtaking, etc.), as well as violations that, based on statistical data, are responsible for causing serious traffic accidents (use of mobile phones while driving).

– Increased traffic measures in places where there is a mass concentration of passengers (airports, ports, stations, etc.).

– Local traffic regulations, in which festive events will take place.

– Presence of traffic wardens at the Toll Stations of the Country to facilitate traffic, inform and advise drivers and passengers.

– Informing the citizens through the Communication Services, in any case where it becomes necessary to inform the public widely about the existence of any traffic and other problems.

– Traffic ban on trucks over 3.5 tons during the May Day holiday.

In addition to the above measures and for the safer movement of vehicles and the improvement of road traffic during the May Day holiday, in addition to the traffic facilitation measures that will be taken at the local level, a ban on the movement of trucks with a maximum permissible weight of more than 3 .5 tons.

Specifically for the exit stream, the traffic ban for trucks will be in effect on Friday (28/4) from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday (29/4) from 08:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For the input current, the ban will be valid from Monday (1/5) from 16:00 to 23:00.