Since the beginning of Holy Week, more than 33,000 vehicles have traveled at toll road points on expressways leading out of the city.
According to the police, with rather high rates and only slightly reduced traffic compared to yesterday, the departure of vehicles in the last 24 hours through the points of Eleusis and Afidnes is represented. During the same period, a total of 939 vehicles were returned.
Traffic has also increased in the port of Piraeus, from where 13 ships depart today (the same as yesterday), with 4 departing from Lavrio and 2 from Rafina.
As for the road network, from 06:00 on Maundy Thursday until the same time this morning, 15,552 vehicles left the capital on the Athens-Corinth highway (at Elefsina), and 10,969 entered. At the same time, 888 cars were returned, 6 violations were confirmed and fines were collected.
During the previous 24 hours (from 06:00 on Holy Wednesday until the same time on Holy Thursday), 16,400 vehicles left Elefsina, and 13,840 vehicles entered. During the same period, 227 cars were “turned back”.
As for the national road Athens-Lamia, over the past 24 hours, the passage of 17,727 vehicles was recorded (14,110 entered and 51 returned back to the city). Over the previous day, 18 809 cars passed through the same point and 16 823 cars entered, 46 vehicles were returned home.
It is noted that interregional travel for health reasons is allowed only upon presentation of a certificate (confirmation) from the health care structure.
Also, movement is allowed only for a one-time trip to the place of permanent residence, for funerals and for divorced parents (for visiting children).
Moreover, in all cases, of course, citizens must present the required documents. Otherwise, a fine is provided.
It is also clarified that the use of the certificate for work purposes (χρήση βεβαίωσης μετακίνησης για λόγους εργασίας) and E1 for moving to permanent residence is not allowed.