In the flitsmarathon the police are around 1.2 million drivers checked in. 30.604 of them have been caught driving too fast. Of the 181 people have been the driving licence is withdrawn, which is almost three times as many as in the previous marathon.
The flitsmarathon was held on Tuesday, October 8, at 6 o’clock, to Wednesday, October 9, at 6 o’clock. The police have a period of 24 hours, 1.2 million drivers checked in. 2,55 per cent of people 30.604 driver was caught driving too fast. This is a reduction, as in the previous flitsmarathon, there were still 2,71 percent of the time. It is notable, however, that in this time of 181 licences are revoked, and the last time was ‘only’ 65 and up.
“and The results are consequently mixed: while the percentage of offenders decreased slightly, a large number of drivers, the speed limit, ignoring”, says the belgian federal police, which emphasised that excessive speed is one of the biggest causes of death in the road. “Each member of the board who has a speeding ticket to commit, they need to be aware of the potential risks to his or her own safety and the safety of other road users.”
“With this kind of frequent and pre-announced actions, we hope to have a long-term, and to contribute to a change of attitude in the hardleerse members of the board. The goal is to have our roads safer and reduce the number of road deaths, is to reduce”, says another.