Driving

On the Korinthos - Patra motorway: the only motorway operating while under construction, creates the need for traffic arrangements, which, while demanding increased attention on the part of the driver, have contributed to the reduction of road accidents.
 

   


Safe driving rules

   

  • Check the air pressure in your tires, the oil level, the coolant in the radiator, the water for the windscreen wipers of your vehicle
     
  • Don’t drive if you have consumed alcohol and make sure you are well-rested
     
  • Get informed regarding the weather conditions
     
  • Always wear a seat belt whether you sit in the front or the back seat, while the children always sit in a child safety seat
     

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  • Use only the speaker phone or the wireless receiver to talk on your mobile phone
     
  • Adjust your speed to the prevailing conditions
     
  • Take a break every two hours to rest
     
  • Turn on the lights when you pass through tunnels
     

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  • The Emergency Lane IS NOT a traffic lane
     
  • Stop ONLY if there is an emergency, if the car is damaged or if you get stopped by the Traffic Police. Do not stop to drink coffee, to sleep, to tend to your pet, etc.
     
  • When you enter the Emergency Lane, turn on the emergency lights and make sure that all passengers get out using the right side of the car, and move, if possible, behind the safety barriers.
     
  • Call 1025 for road assistance
     

pdf file See the brochure the Emergency Lane

 

Emergency Number 1025

  • Switch on your headlights and remove your sunglasses
     
  • Avoid unnecessary overtakes and maintain safety distances.
     
  • In case of traffic congestion switch your emergency lights on.
     
  • In case of mechanical failure try to move your car to the nearest Emergency Lane or the rightmost point of the road.
     
  • Call for help from the emergency phones.
     

pdf file See the brochure tunnels

 

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