October 4, 2023

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A new KOK is coming – these are offenses that will not be forgiven

A new KOK is coming – these are offenses that will not be forgiven

Drivers who commit serious traffic offenses are expected to face severe penalties, once the new KOK Law, which is a priority for the government, is published.

his immediate priority Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport it’s the Draft law to amend the traffic law As indicated by the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport in charge of transportation, christina Alexopoulou, In an interview he gave to a newspaper.

As we mentioned in our previous articles, the new KOK will exhaust all its strictness Violations that can cause a serious accidentAmong them are the following:

  • Red light violation
  • Speeding
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol
  • abnormal overshoot

Meanwhile, one of the big changes that the new KOK will bring is that The penalties will mainly relate to the driver, not the vehicle. This means that there will still be fines, driver’s license revocation and penalty points in the points system, but no driver’s license and number plate revocation.

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KOK review is one of its main focus National Road Safety Strategic Plan 2021-2030The ratification of which in Parliament is a priority, as mentioned by Ms. Alexopoulou.

The National Strategic Plan for Road Safety 2021-2030 which expects m50% reduction in fatalities and serious injuries due to traffic accidents By the end of the current decade and one of the changes he will see faded End Of Call, It will be verified and recorded by electronic means.

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In particular, one will be created An integrated system for managing violations, in the context of which a digital process for certification and collection of fines will be implemented. This will be as follows:

  • Confirm and record KOK violations by electronic means, in order to put an end to call cancellations.
  • Provide for the offense to be carried out in the absence of the driver (eg with cameras and radar) and to be attributed to the owner of the vehicle.
  • The possibility of paying the fine electronically through electronic banking services or ATMs
  • Taxisnet delinquent debt confirmation
  • Real-time online information for drivers to record violations and penalty points accumulated in the points system.
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Finally, the Organization of the Crime Management Center which will be complete automated and linked to all relevant databases.

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