?Biļešu kontrolieri kopā ar @RigasPP darbiniekiem laika posmā no 1. līdz 14. martam veikuši 1173 sabiedriskā transporta pārbaudes, kuru laikā kontrolēts, kā pasažieri ievēro valstī noteiktos epidemioloģiskos drošības pasākumus. pic.twitter.com/b20ZAusjiQ— Rīgas satiksme (@Rigassatiksme_) March 18, 2021
In total nearly 12,000 ticket inspection checks were carried out on public transport routes, with around one in ten of that number involving municipal police.
Among the most frequent reactions given by those not complying with the regulations were: "I forgot to put it on", "I'm not wearing one, it's all *******!" and "It's hard to breathe with a mask, so I put it just over my mouth," none of which are likely to cut much ice.