News and Events

Swedish officers visit Luxembourg

Published Sat, 20/05/2017 - 11:40

Three members of the Swedish police (Swedish Police Authority, National Operations Department) have been visiting Luxembourg. The main concern was the implementation of European Directive 2014/47 / EU on heavy load control, as Luxembourg has already transposed this text into national law.

This Directive requires that a minimum number of so-called 'Roadside Inspections' have to be carried out.

Details of how to prepare and submit your Project EDWARD video message

Published Mon, 08/05/2017 - 10:14

As part of the 2017 #ProjectEDWARD awareness-raising activity, we're asking you to demonstrate your support by recording your own short video message for the website.

For details of what to record and where to send it, just take a look at our leaflet with a few suggestions and some simple instructions.

We have 10 in-car first aid kits to give to the senders of what we think are the 10 most interesting and original messages.

England and Wales: tougher new speeding penalties in place from 24 April

Published Mon, 24/04/2017 - 07:07

Motoring groups have welcomed tougher new punishments for the most serious speeding offences. 

Drivers caught excessively exceeding legal limits will now be hit with harsher penalties in England and Wales.

Magistrates will be empowered to fine motorists caught doing 51mph in a 30mph zone, or 101mph on a motorway, 150% of their weekly income rather than the previous level of 100%.