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Police Luxembourg goes electric

Published Thu, 03/05/2018 - 14:07

At the end of April, two Tesla Model S were being put into service by the Police Luxembourg.

Electric vehicles will be more and more present on our roads in the future. It is a less known technology that will raise new challenges. A key question is whether such vehicles are suitable for use by administrations, especially in law enforcement. The Police Luxembourg has a very good organized maintenance service, to follow this project closely and make an in-depth analysis.

Luxembourg: several controls of heavy goods transport

Published Thu, 03/05/2018 - 14:03

Luxembourg's Central Traffic Police (UCPR-Truck-Control-Unit) carried out nationwide a large-scale control of heavy transport.

• In the south of the country, a heavy transport was immobilized due to a lack of load securing and an axle load exceeded by several tons and the total weight. The excessive axle loads lead to a disproportionate increase in road damage.

Luxembourg and Germany join forces for road safety education

Published Sun, 22/04/2018 - 09:39

In 2017, the idea of ​​a joint road safety project was developed at the Schengen High school in Perl. The Germano-Luxembourg Schengen High School is a large-regional school designed to provide future generations with a European identity. It was therefore obvious to carry out the first traffic prevention project in the Greater Region in cooperation with the Luxembourgish partners within this school. 

TISPOL's 24-hour speed marathon begins Wednesday 0600

Published Tue, 17/04/2018 - 18:41

POLICE OFFICERS across Europe are making ready for their latest ‘Speed Marathon’, taking place from 0600 on Wednesday 18 April to 0600 on Thursday 19 April. The 24-hour initiative forms part of TISPOL’s week-long speed enforcement operation, running from Monday 16 to Sunday 22 April.

 

Figures from 2017 show that of 2,939,375 vehicles checked during the 24-hour operation, 2,788,302 (95 per cent) were using legal speeds and that 151,073 offences were detected, either by police officers or by technical means. 

 

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