By Euro Weekly News Media • 25 February 2015 • 8:36
A TOTAL of 1,336 lorry and van drivers in the Valencian Region were fined over a seven-day period.
Of 2,635 lorries checked on the community’s roads during a nationwide campaign, 642 were fined. The majority, 266, were fined for tachograph inconsistencies or exceeding the permitted number of hours at the wheel. Other fines were issued for irregularities relating to vehicles’ or drivers’ papers, as well as speeding, overloading cargo and badly-stacked freight.
The Guardia Civil traffic officers also fined 694 van drivers for offences such as speeding, driving without a seatbelt and for the vehicle not passing its ITV test.
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