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Chief Supreme Court prosecutor requests OSE accidents files of the last 15 yrs

Chief Supreme Court prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos requested all files related to Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) accidents of the last 15 years on Monday. Dogiakos’ request was in a letter addressed to Panagiotis Terezakis, OSE interim governor and CEO. It is part of investigations launched into criminal liabilities and chronic problems …

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Tourists on ATVs: List of traffic accidents on Greek islands is getting longer

The list of traffic accidents that have taken place on the Greek islands recently involving all terrain vehicles ATVs – or     “sows” in common Greek –  is getting longer and longer. Involved in the majority of the ATV accidents are young foreign tourists who are neither experienced with the local …

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Greek watchdog: “Hit-and-run drivers should be prosecuted for felony”

“Hit-and-run drivers should be prosecuted for felony,” the SOS-Road Crimes PanHellenic Association said on Friday. More than 25 hit-and-run incidents are reported in the capital Athens alone each year. Drunkenness, uninsured vehicles and lack of driving license are the most important reasons for drivers abandoning their victims, said SOS-Road Crimes, …

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20 people lose their lives in 363 traffic accidents in Attica in August

Twenty people lost their lives in 363 road accidents alone in the Prefecture of Attica only in the month of August, traffic police said on Wednesday. In the same month, 425 people were injured, 13 of them. The main causes of these accidents was a failure to drive with due …

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Crete: Car filmed driving backwards on highway VIDEO

“Why bother and drive a couple kilometers more for the next exit, when I just passed the exit to my village?” This is what a driver apparently thought and decided to drive backwards on the highway. Driving backwards? On a highway? It was just a miracle that no accident happened, …

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