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Trivium 5: police across 12 countries conduct biggest and most ambitious operation targeting foreign criminals on Europe's road network

Published Mon, 23/11/2015 - 09:11

THE LATEST version of a road policing operation to target foreign criminals begins today (23 November). Involving 12 countries and strategic partner agencies, Trivium 5 is the most ambitious and far-reaching yet. 

The operation, co-ordinated by TISPOL, runs through to Friday 27 November, and aims to detect and deter criminals who use the road network to conduct their illegal activities. 

'SMART' policies for tackling drink driving'

Published Fri, 20/11/2015 - 14:06

SMART = 'sober mobility across road transport'

TISPOL recently attended a conference in London on the subject of drink-drive enforcement.

Speakers included

  • Francesca Manchi, Political Officer European Commission Representation in the UK
  • Antonio Avenso  Excutive Director ETSC
  • Elizabeth Shovelton UK Department of Transport Dft
  • Tim Madgwick Deputy Chief Constable North Yorkshire Police
  • Professor Allsop Special Advisor to PACTS


Spain: police detain driving test cheats

Published Thu, 19/11/2015 - 14:42

Guardia Civil Traffic Police in Guadalajara and Soria detained people when they were attending the exam to get their driving licences. The males, natives of Pakistan Bangladesh and two from India, were attending the exam on  5 and 10 November, when they illegally tried to get the answers to the exam questionnaire using their smart-phones. According to the Spanish Penal Code, they were charged with an offence against the Public Administration. A third person outside supported them to get the correct answers.