Police issued 4,809 reports in 2017, mainly in Flanders, for the unjustified use of emergency stop lanes on highways, Interior Minister Jan Jambon said on Tuesday in response to a question. parliamentary.
That's less than in 2016 (5,840 minutes), but more than in 2014 (3,718), he said in an answer to a written question from MP Gautier Calomne (MR).
Most of the infractions were found in 2016 and 2017 in Flanders.
The number of VPs reported in 2017 was 3,672 (76.3%) in the Flemish Region, compared with 1,088 (22.6%) in Wallonia and 49 (1.01%) in the Brussels-Capital Region – where highway network is very limited, "said Mr. Jambon (N-VA).