News and Events

World Day of Remembrance 2019

Published Wed, 13/11/2019 - 09:00

Sunday 17 November 2019

On Sunday 19 November Sunday TISPOL will unite with organisations and individuals across the world to mark the 2018 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. 

The event has a long history. From 1995, road victim organisations under the umbrella of the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR) observed this Day together – first as the European Day of Remembrance, but soon as World Day when NGOs from Africa, South America and Asia, who were associated members of FEVR, joined.

Belgrade drug-driving seminar

Published Tue, 12/11/2019 - 12:22

On 6 November, in Belgrade, Serbia, the Seminar on Prevention and Control of Drugs in Traffic was held. The Seminar was organized by the Ministry of Interior of Serbia, the Road Traffic Safety Agency of Serbia and TISPOL. 24 participants from 16 countries, members of TISPOL, took part in the Seminar. There were also heads of Traffic Police Directorates from Serbia, as well as representatives of the Road Traffic Safety Agency.

Results from 'Focus on the Road' operation

Published Sun, 03/11/2019 - 08:34

Distraction in road traffic has risen rapidly as a cause of collisions in recent years. That is the reason that TISPOL continued the operation “Focus on the Road" this year.

From 16 to 22 September 16 countries participated in this operation and checked for the prohibited use of mobile phones, other technical devices and other forms of distraction.

Regulations in European countries are different, but in most of them using a mobile phone without hand-free equipment while driving is forbidden.

Road death results for Project EDWARD day of action (Thursday 26 September) published by TISPOL

Published Thu, 24/10/2019 - 11:00

Road death results for Project EDWARD day of action (Thursday 26 September) published by TISPOL

28 European countries took part in this year’s European Day Without A Road Death (Project EDWARD)
A 30 million Twitter reach was measured on EDWARD day itself

Major Belgian control action “Trucks and buses”: 125 controlled vehicles - 62 detected offences

Published Sun, 20/10/2019 - 07:00

On Monday 14  October, during the TISPOL action week “Trucks & Bus”, the Belgian Police, both Local as Federal units, carried out common control actions targeting heavy transport on highway parkings in Bierges, (E411) and in Grand-Bigard (E40).