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Wierchlesie. Overtaking at the crosswalk, ignored the double solid. He was punished. Recording

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In Wierchlesie (Opolskie Voivodeship), police officers stopped a driver who first overtook a line of vehicles, then a truck on a pedestrian crossing and ignored a double solid line. His drive was recorded by the camera of an unmarked police car, which was also overtaken by the driver. The man was fined PLN 2,700 and 15 penalty points.

The incident took place a few days ago on the provincial road No. 426 in Wierchlesie. The police reported the case only on August 29. Officers from the Speed ​​group noticed a driver who was overtaking a column of vehicles in the left lane, including their unmarked police car. The man on the pedestrian crossing overtook the truck, completing the maneuver behind the intersection. In addition, he ignored the double solid line.

“The committed offense met with a strong reaction. The driver of the Mercedes was detained for roadside inspection in connection with the offenses committed. Police officers imposed a fine on him (…) in the amount of PLN 2,700 and 15 penalty points,” police officers from Strzelce Opolskie reported in a statement.

The driver broke several traffic rules, for which he was fined KPP in Strzelce Opolskie

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Be careful at pedestrian crossings

The cops remember that in mid-2021, the regulations came into effect among other things, changing the scope of obligations imposed on drivers and pedestrians within pedestrian crossings.

“The regulations prohibit the driver of a vehicle from overtaking a vehicle on a pedestrian crossing and directly in front of it (except for a crossing where traffic is directed), as well as avoiding a vehicle that was traveling in the same direction but stopped to give way to a pedestrian,” we read. in the communiqué of the Poviat Police Headquarters in Strzelce Opolskie.

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As the uniform explains, drivers, when approaching a pedestrian crossing, must also exercise extreme caution and reduce their speed so as not to endanger the pedestrian.

Main photo source: KPP Strzelce Opolskie

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