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How many drove under the influence of alcohol? Summary of Police Activities on New Year's Eve Israel today


As part of the police activity over the weekend, an alcohol test was performed on about 500 drivers • The licenses of 16 drivers were revoked • 1,347 reports for violations of the Corona regulations

Over the past weekend, the Israel Police has carried out increased activity throughout the country following the events of the beginning of the new civil year 2022.

Alongside ongoing security activities, the police have increased overt and covert operational activity, with an emphasis on traffic enforcement and business licensing, as well as increased surveillance, information and enforcement activities of the Corona Regulations in recreation centers and crowded places.

The activity started already on Thursday evening.

The forces were deployed openly and covertly and in accordance with their mission in the main deputies, recreation centers and crowded places.

All with the aim of providing the public with optimal police services while preventing and enforcing crime and violence.

Police activity on New Year's Eve, Photo: Police Spokeswoman

During the activity of the traffic police of the Hof district, an alcohol test was performed on about 500 drivers and the driver's licenses of 16 drivers were revoked.

Also, 18 vehicles were disabled and towed.

Treated 11 drivers who were driving under the influence of alcohol / drugs and were detained / arrested, 6 drivers for disqualified driving, driving without ever having a license and driving without an escort.

1,347 reports of violations of corona regulations across the country

During the weekend, increased activity was carried out to supervise and enforce regulations, and the police registered 1,347 reports for violations of the Corona Regulations throughout the country, including: 1,159 reports for not wearing a mask, 72 reports for violations of the insulation obligation and 115 reports. "Liability for violations by operators of a public or business place in violation of regulations.

In addition, in the last two days, the police conducted visits and inspections after the implementation of the guidelines in more than 3,000 businesses, and warnings were issued to 54 businesses.

Meanwhile, isolation tests were initiated for 1,855 verified patients staying at their homes, as well as for 2,122 isolationists throughout the country.

Enforcement in the mall in Ashdod // Photo: Liron Moldovan,

Moreover, increased activity has been carried out to enforce traffic laws on intercity and within localities, with an emphasis on drunk driving and life-threatening offenses.

Hundreds of traffic cops and police volunteers have been operating throughout the past weekend in reinforced forces all over the country.

The police reported continued activity to enforce crime in all its forms, preventing incidents of violence and responding optimally to the thousands of calls and reports received at the police emergency centers.

The preparedness and increased police activity will continue tonight (Saturday), in view of the continuation of the events of the beginning of the new civil year.

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Source: israelhayom

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