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Greek Police Hand out 163 Traffic Tickets Overnight on Athens-Sounio Highway

ATHENS – Traffic police handed out 163 tickets to motorists on Monday night following an operation to stop amateur road races on the Athens-Sounio coastal highway, near the suburb of Varkiza, SE of Athens.

At 386 checks, the police handed out tickets for the following violations: creating excessive noise (31), lack of a driver's license (23), lack of registration plates (16), dangerous maneuvers (2), cars with tinted glass windows (37), lack of helmet (10), lack of KTEO test certificate (4), uninsured car (1), and another 39 violations (included 4 related to coronavirus preventative measures).

In addition, police removed 61 driving licenses, 45 driving permits, and 60 pairs of registration plates, while 23 vehicles were removed by towing.

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