TISPOL is committed to reducing death, serious injury and crime on Europe's roads. Its activities are guided by research, intelligence, information and experience, to produce measurable results that contribute to reducing casualties and making roads safer.

Better-resourced road policing across Europe will help cut casualties, says TISPOL

Road deaths fell by just 1% in the EU last year, according to new data released yesterday by the European Commission. The figures suggest that achieving the region's target of halving road deaths by 2020 will now be much more challenging than previously thought

 TISPOL General Secretary Ruth Purdie said: “Europe had led the way in driving down the number of people killed and seriously injured on the roads. Police enforcement has played a vital role in this. But the past few years have seen increasing pressure on public finances across Europe. Road policing resources have suffered, and it appears further big cuts are coming.

“The latest figures are very...

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