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Prince Michael International Road Safety award for Project EDWARD

Published Tue, 11/12/2018 - 17:48

London, 11 December

TISPOL representatives were at the Savoy Hotel in London today to receive a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for Project EDWARD. At the Awards Luncheon Ceremony in London, attended by a number of international leading road safety professionals, HRH Prince Michael acknowledged the outstanding commitment Project EDWARD has made to raising awareness of road safety across Europe, and presented the  TISPOL team (left to right in picture: Aidan Reid, Paolo Cestra and James Luckhurst) with his award. 

Police warning: don’t drive if you have been drinking alcohol or taking drugs

Published Thu, 06/12/2018 - 09:20

POLICE OFFICERS across Europe begin a week-long campaign on Monday 10 December to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving and drug driving. The campaign is co-ordinated by TISPOL (the European Traffic Police Network), and involves officers in 28 supporting countries conducting alcohol and drug checks at any time of the day and night. 

 

Latest edition of ICADTS Reporter published

Published Mon, 26/11/2018 - 08:40

Attached is a copy of the latest edition of the ICADTS Reporter, the journal from the International Council on Alcohol and Drugs in Traffic Safety.

In this edition:

 

 Message from the ICADTS President .......................................P.1 

Legalized cannabis in Canada: Important topic for T2019 ............P.2 

ICADTS Regional Conference in Prague ............................................P.2 

Abstracts available from 2017 ICADTS meeting in Slovenia………...........…..………....P.3 

insurance crackdown means thousands of drivers risk large fines and destruction of their vehicles

Published Tue, 13/11/2018 - 06:40

Police forces around the UK have launched a new crackdown on criminal drivers. Offenders have been warned they could face an unlimited fine and have their car seized and crushed for failing to have insurance in place.

Around 35 forces are taking place in Operation Drive Insured, which launched this week as the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) and DVLA revealed that they had issued more than five million warning letters to uninsured drivers.

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