News and Events

UK: police crack down on uninsured drivers

Published Mon, 14/10/2019 - 06:24

Uninsured drivers are being threatened with increased enforcement activity this month – as police forces look to crackdown on an offence which causes a ‘disproportionately high level’ of fatalities.

Figures published by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) show around 130 people are killed by an uninsured driver each year – with more than 26,000 personal injuries recorded in 2018, according to Road Safety GB

Meet TISPOL's new General Secretary

Published Fri, 04/10/2019 - 10:39

TISPOL is pleased to announce the appointment of Heinz Albert Stumpen as its new General Secretary. In a police career spanning 33 years Mr Stumpen served in the German federal state of Northrhine-Westphalia, where he rose to be Deputy Head of Traffic Police for the city of Münster. 

Since 2013 Mr Stumpen has been Deputy Head of Faculty and a lecturer for traffic science and traffic psychology at the German Police University.

Gerard Schipper receives TISPOL President's Award

Published Tue, 01/10/2019 - 06:45

Congratulations to Gerard Schipper, who has received a 2019 TISPOL President's Award.


Gerard Schipper

Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate Holland (Euro Control Route) for contribution to roads safety and security across Europe

Our first recipient has been responsible for many years for the content and program of the Tacho Web Group (TWG) which is a joint TISPOL/ECR (Euro-Control-Route) partnership and which is currently led by the ECR.

Supt Jarmo Puustinen receives TISPOL President's Award

Published Tue, 01/10/2019 - 06:32


We congratulate Supt Jarmo Puustinen from Finland on receiving a 2019 TISPOL President's Award.



The next recipient, a Police Officer since the early 90s, has been involved with TISPOL since 2010 and was quickly identified as an expert on technologies with parallel personal achievements academically.

Participation and leadership in TISPOL Working Groups since that time include:-

TISPOL Alcohol and Drugs Working Group
TISPOL Technology Working Group and the Operations Working Group