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Technology used for tachograph fraud is becoming more complex and sophisticated

Published Tue, 02/02/2016 - 07:31

Despite more stringent measures in European legislation to combat tachograph tampering, especially in the field of technology, the Dutch and Belgian traffic services currently detect an increasing number of technologically very refined manipulations. These manipulations of the tachograph systems are such that they can only be realized by technical experts.

Jail for motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist

Published Thu, 28/01/2016 - 07:03

A motorist has been jailed for more than two years after being found guilty of deliberately driving head-on at two cyclists to either force them off the road or "scare the living daylights" out of them.

Dean Goble, 40, targeted them in two separate incidents 10 days apart nearly two years ago in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

The two cyclists, David Jones and Jeremy Maiden, were each riding alone when suddenly from the opposite direction Goble swerved at them head-on in his dark blue V-reg Peugeot 206 hatchback car.

Global road safety webinar takes place on Wednesday 27 January

Published Tue, 26/01/2016 - 13:22

The 2nd Global high level conference on Road Safety was held in Brasilia, in November 2015.This essential event was organized by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Government of Brazil.
If you were unable to travel to Brazil and would like to know the outcome of the meeting, join us for this free webinar.

Road rage incident lands Maltese criminal back in jail

Published Wed, 13/01/2016 - 14:21

A man with no less than 50 convictions was sent to prison today after a court heard how he drove over a policeman's foot in a case of road rage on Christmas Eve.

Angelo Tanti, 54, of Fgura this morning pleaded guilty to all 11 charges brought against him and apologised for his actions, before Magistrate Ian Farrugia who presided the case.

During court proceedings it emerged that Mr Tanti refused to stop after being flagged for not giving way at a roundabout close to the Regional Road traffic lights.

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