East Flanders. In May 2022, the East Flanders public prosecutor’s office held a awareness campaign to raise awareness of the danger van the use of mobile devices behind the wheel. 690 driver’s licenses were then immediately revoked for 8 days. In the week of November 21, 2022 can be found in all departments of the East Flanders police court theme sessions place where the persons whose driving license has been revoked as a result of this offense must answer to the court.
The sessions will take place in Ghent on November 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, in Sint-Niklaas on November 21, in Aalst on November 21 and 24, in Dendermonde on November 22 and 25 and in Oudenaarde on November 25. Sessions start at 9 a.m. each time. Between 50 and 70 cases were fixed at each session.
Van 17 November to 25 November 2022 Prosecutor’s Office East Flanders organizes another action week. In all East Flemish police zones, extra checks will be made for the use of mobile devices behind the wheel. Anyone who uses a mobile device while driving, without it being secured in a holder intended for that purpose, risks the immediate withdrawal of the driver’s license for a period of eight days.