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A festive police raid full of smiles and warm coffee held in Lithuania

Published Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:43

During the winter holidays Lithuanian police invited drivers to a friendly “Clean driver” raid in Vilnius. Dozens drivers responded to the invitation on Facebook. While treating themselves to a warm cup of coffee, provided by Lithuanian coffee shop chain “Vero cafe”, drivers had the opportunity to have a chat with the officers, check their driving history, and ask questions that they were interested in.  

Prince Michael International Road Safety award for Project EDWARD

Published Tue, 11/12/2018 - 17:48

London, 11 December

TISPOL representatives were at the Savoy Hotel in London today to receive a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for Project EDWARD. At the Awards Luncheon Ceremony in London, attended by a number of international leading road safety professionals, HRH Prince Michael acknowledged the outstanding commitment Project EDWARD has made to raising awareness of road safety across Europe, and presented the  TISPOL team (left to right in picture: Aidan Reid, Paolo Cestra and James Luckhurst) with his award. 

Police warning: don’t drive if you have been drinking alcohol or taking drugs

Published Thu, 06/12/2018 - 09:20

POLICE OFFICERS across Europe begin a week-long campaign on Monday 10 December to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving and drug driving. The campaign is co-ordinated by TISPOL (the European Traffic Police Network), and involves officers in 28 supporting countries conducting alcohol and drug checks at any time of the day and night.