Road Safety, Special Unit to Monitor National Axes
Albanian Daily News
Published August 19, 2017
A special unit of the Road Police will daily monitor the main axes of the country. It will depend directly on the General Directorate of State Police and the purpose is to punish the violations of the Road Traffic Rules where local structures have difficulties due to familiarity or acquaintances motives.
The prevention and punishment of severe violation such as driving under the alcohol effect, the speed limits exceeding and the wrong overtakes in the main axes will also be among this unit priorities.
The Operational Unit for Road Safety became operative during this week in a number of national axes. Some 254 driving licenses were suspended due to different violations of the road rules.
Even the foreign drivers traveling in Albania were severely punished for violation of speed limits. 63 foreign driving licenses were suspended for wrong overtakes or driving beyond speed limits.