Operation “Candle” 2015. Police issues warning ahead of All Saints

In Polish News

In connection with the Day of All Saints, millions of Poles are set to visit their families and the graves of their loved ones. As every year, Polish police launched operation “Candle” to ensure the safety of drivers and pedestrians. Several thousand officers have been assigned to the operation.

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Before heading out on the roads, drivers are advised to check the technical condition of their cars. Additionally drivers are asked to change to winter tires, because weather conditions can change dramatically, says Andrzej Browarek of the police’s press team.

“The autumn weather – rain, fog and the temperature drop can all adversely affect conditions on the roads, visibility and pedestrian safety” Browarek adds. Pedestrians are reminded that they must wear high visibility gear if walking in non-residential areas. Residents of larger cities are asked to make use of public transport. In Łódz, public transport will be free of charge throughout the entire weekend.

During last year’s operation “Candle” a total of 196 road accidents were recorded in which 20 people died and 252 people were injured. Among the fatalities were eight pedestrians who, despite the new regulations, did not wear reflective or high visibility gear. Police also detained 910 intoxicated drivers.

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