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Ireland's first average speed camera enforcement system goes live in the Dublin Tunnel

Published Thu, 01/06/2017 - 09:18

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) working with An Garda Síochána and Dublin Tunnel operator Egis announce Ireland’s first average speed camera enforcement system to go live on June 1st 2017. 
Traffic levels through Dublin Tunnel have increased by 40% over the last 5 years and as a result there is statistically, an increase in the potential for collisions and incidents.  Average speed camera enforcement systems look to mitigate this potential because statistics show that there is typically a 50% reduction in the collision rate once in operation.

TISPOL supports call for urgent action on vehicle safety standards

Published Wed, 24/05/2017 - 08:45

A coalition of industry, NGOs, consumer groups and cities are calling on the European Commission to bring forward new minimum safety standards for new cars, vans and trucks, after years of delays. The European Commission is expected to announce a new package of transport legislation next week, the groups are calling for an announcement on updates to vehicle safety regulations to be included.

Single vehicle deaths in Greece are EU's highest

Published Tue, 23/05/2017 - 08:36

Greece has the highest rate of deaths in the European Union due to single-vehicle collisions (SVC), or a road accident in which only one vehicle is involved.

According to the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), SVCs are responsible for one third of road fatalities in the EU in the 2013-2015 period.

In Greece, however, they were the cause of 42 percent of road deaths, ahead of Luxembourg and Cyprus with 41 percent, Belgium with 38 percent, Norway with 37 percent and France with 36 percent.