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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).

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.