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TISPOL joins ETSC for Tallinn Seminar

Published Thu, 08/06/2017 - 11:09

We are pleased to be supporting the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Tallinn University of Technology and the Estonian Roads Administration today at the European PRAISE seminar on preventing road risk for employees. The PRAISE project “Preventing Road Accidents and Injuries for the Safety of Employees” addresses road safety risks in the work context. The project is co-funded by the European Commission, and is now supported by the Fundación MAPFRE, the German Road Safety Council (DVR), and the Dräger Foundation.

TISPOL Europe-wide alcohol and drug enforcement initiative begins Monday 5 June

Published Thu, 01/06/2017 - 09:43

POLICE OFFICERS across Europe begin a week-long campaign on Monday 5 June to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving and drug driving. The campaign is co-ordinated by TISPOL and involves officers conducting alcohol and drug checks at any time of the day and night.

TISPOL President Paolo Cestra says:  “Driving while over the drink drive limit is a criminal offence. But drivers will experience slower reactions, poor judgement of speed, reduced co-ordination and concentration with much lower levels of alcohol in their system.

Hard-hitting virtual crash billboard terrifies Paris pedestrians

Published Thu, 01/06/2017 - 09:35

Each year 4,500 pedestrians are victims of road traffic crashes in Paris. So the Parisian Road Safety Authority – “la Securité Routière d’Ile de France” - and Serviceplan France conceived a powerful outdoor campaign designed to deter people from crossing on a red light, and make them aware of the importance of paying attention when crossing the road.

UK charity launches manifesto to cut road deaths

Published Thu, 01/06/2017 - 09:22

Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has launched its own manifesto calling on all road safety professionals to work together to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on the UK’s roads.

In 2015 the number of people killed and seriously injured on the UK’s roads was 1,730, showing little reduction from the previous four years.