DMV inspection reinforces this holiday season with Prohibition operation and educational blitzes

Operation started on Thursday (29); 66 drivers were charged and 43 vehicles were held in Manaus.
30/12/2017 14h21 - Updated 2/01/2018 17h24
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The State Traffic Department (DMV-AM) will step up surveillance of Operation Prohibition on public roads during the New Year celebrations in Manaus. The shares began on the afternoon of Thursday (29) and go into the early hours of Tuesday (02).

Only on the first day, 66 drivers were fined, 43 vehicles were retained, and 22 cars and 12 motorcycles. The CEO of the DMV-AM, Vinícius Diniz, He says the work will be intensified in all areas of the city, in order to inhibit the combination of drinking and driving and aiming to reduce the number of accidents and traffic deaths.

"We need to react and minimize the negative statistics in relation to deaths on public roads and highways", Vinicius highlighted.

The DMV-AM will count on the partnership of the Amazon Military Police (PMAM), through Traffic Policing battalion (Baptran), Amazon and Civil Police (PC-AM).

no day 31 from December, They will be scheduled in the period of the year-end festivities, 120 agents of surveillance and traffic education that will be on the streets to ensure traffic safety and avoid accidents with people who consume alcohol before driving.

Traffic Education
The DMV-AM also stepped up education activities for transit in the period of New Year's Eve. The goal is to prevent accidents through awareness of drivers about the importance of safety items (helmet and seat belt) and the dangers of drinking alcohol before driving.

In this Saturday (30) and not Sunday (31), the shares will be concentrated respectively on Avenida Sete de Setembro in the city center and Eldorado Ball, Central zone south of the capital, in conjunction Live Better, in New Town neighborhoods, both in the north, and Ponta Negra neighborhood, West Zone of Manaus. Educational blitzes will be held from 07h to 12h.

The action it is an "educational blitz" that addresses people who are in vehicles or in places of entertainment where there is alcohol consumption. The intention is to provide clarification, ask questions, show how the breathalyzer test and, mainly, causing a behavioral change to the conductors no longer take the risk of driving under the influence of alcohol.

The coordinator of Education for the DMV-AM Traffic, mitza Brazil, It points out that accident prevention is not just driving on sobriety conditions.

"It is necessary that the driver properly use safety items as belt and helmet, If no two motorcyclists. It is also important that the vehicle is in good condition. All this helps to prevent accidents and promote a safer traffic and most importantly, never mix drinking and driving ", he said.

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