492 infractions detected and 80 accidents recorded in the last week in the Algarve

The week of February 5th to 11th

492 infractions detected, 80 accidents recorded and 28 arrested were the results of the series of operations carried out in the Algarve, in the week of 5th to 11th February, which aimed to prevent and combat violent crime, road inspection, among others. 

This week, it is worth highlighting the arrest of seven people for driving under the influence of alcohol and four for driving without a legal license and the seizure of 176 20-liter bottles of hydrochloric acid, a 200-liter drum of acetone, 8 euros in cash, three fishing rods, a TPA device, a precision scale and a cell phone.

In traffic, 492 infractions were recorded, including 91 for speeding, 32 for lack of mandatory periodic inspection, 27 related to anomalies in lighting and signaling systems, 22 for improper use of a cell phone while driving, 10 for lack of or incorrect use of a seat belt and/or system child restraintseis due to lack of civil liability insurance.

The 80 accidents caused tthree seriously injured and 19 slightly injured.