Prohibition: DMV will conduct blitz until Wednesday Ash, day 10Until Ash Wednesday also will be in effect the Dial-tipsy.
The state Department of Amazonas State Transit (DMV-AM) will launch on Wednesday, 3 of February, at 9 am, in the auditorium of the organ (Avenida Mario Ypiranga, No 1.800, Adrianople, center-on area), Carnival campaign 2016. Until Wednesday Ash, day 10, the DMV-AM will hold permanent blitz inspection of Prohibition, in partnership with the Traffic Military Police Battalion.
Until Ash Wednesday also will be in effect the Dial-tipsy, a partnership between the DMV-AM and the Association of Amazon Ambulance Drivers. Rescuers receive calls through the phone 3642-6708.
According to the CEO of the DMV-AM, Leonel Feitoza, the determination of the Governor Jose Melo is to concentrate every effort to preserve lives, so the state agency transit this mobilizing the largest possible number of partners to inhibit traffic violations, especially, drunk driving. "From today until Wednesday Ash, we will be 24 hours streets, especially in areas where happen street bands, the parade at the Sambadrome and the holidays houses ", says Feitoza.
As part of the mobilization to combat drunk driving, this Carnival, the DMV-AM has partnered with Radiotaxi associations Tucuxi, Parintins, Dolphin and Tocantins, that during the period of revelry Momo will offer differentiated service to people who request the radiotaxi service and avoid driving after consuming alcohol.
Another feature of the DMV-AM promises to draw attention of the population to the risks of drunk driving. The agency will be airing on the major points of the city messages calling attention of the population on the consequences of the combination of drinking and driving and, mainly, that "recklessness is no accident, it's a crime".