Traffic police crackdown results in 800 tickets

May 19, 2007 10:55


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Traffic police handed out 800 tickets on Friday overnight, in a crackdown road security operation, Israel Radio reported. 35 drivers' licenses were revoked, 96 vehicles were taken off the road for security malfunctions found in the vehicles, 42 cars were taken off the road for a month as punishment for drivers' repeated record of violations, and 100 young drivers were given reports. Two drivers were arrested when driving extremely fast - one was caught driving 186 km per hour, while another was apprehended burning tarmac at 189 km per hour. Both drivers had records of over 20 former traffic violations.

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