The Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) on Friday confiscated 31 vehicles for various traffic offenses on the Kpone-Dawenya route of the N1 motorway.
These vehicles were confiscated during a special exercise between 1500 and 1800 hours.
A letter from police said the exercise was part of the police administration’s determination to curb reckless and careless driving.
The exercise is also intended to curb the blatant disregard of the road traffic regulations by some road users.
It said the operation will further reduce road traffic accidents and the associated deaths, injuries and property damage on our roads.
During the exercise, 31 drivers whose vehicles were confiscated were reported to have been charged with violating various road traffic regulations such as disregarding road markings, dangerous driving, driving on the verge, unauthorized use of sirens and beacons, among others.
It was said that the perpetrators would be tried in Ashaiman and Tema.
In the meantime, their vehicles are being confiscated from the Tema Community 25 police station.
Some of the arrested drivers drove commercial vehicles, ministries, ministries and agencies (MDAs) vehicles, company and private vehicles.
The letter advised motorists to follow the road traffic regulations at all times in order to promote road safety.