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REENGINEERING ENGINEERING – FROM THE INSIDE OUT
In traffic safety, engineering is a foundational element that can directly impact the consequences of road user behavior. Yet, when a road user is involved in a motor vehicle crash, traditional views place the blame on them. By simply moving away from viewing these events as random accidents instead of crashes, a new way of looking at the problem can start to take shape.
The joint working group of TISPOL and ECR, named as TWG, is dealing with manipulation on digital tachographs in trucks and busses for passenger transports. For years the members of this TWG are developing strategies how to find those manipulations. They share their knowledge during regular meetings in different memberstates of the EU. They are held for example in Brussles (B), Cologne (GER), or Ispra (I).
Road Safety Support International (RSSi) today received a prestigious Royal business award in recognition of the company’s efforts to reduce road casualties across the world.
RSSi was honoured to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, which was presented by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent at a special ceremony at the company’s office.
RSSi provides a unique range of specialist services to the police and highway authorities, and has worked hard to export British enforcement and road safety expertise overseas.
On 5 January, in the Dublin District Court, seven motorists were convicted of offences involving fraudulent use of disabled parking permits. The offences were detected in recent months as part of ‘Operation Enable’ an ongoing initiative to tackle permit misuse, launched last year by Irish Police and led by Sergeant Peter Woods of the Dublin Metropolitan Regional Roads Policing Division.