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European drink-drive operation results show too many drivers are still ignoring warnings

Published Mon, 10/08/2015 - 09:21

RESULTS FROM last month’s TISPOL drink-drive enforcement operation reveal 17,006 drink-drive offences from 1,124,163 roadside breath tests. Motorists in 28 European countries were also checked for drugs, and 2,764 offences were detected. The operation took place between 1 and 7 June.

TISPOL President Aidan Reid said: “Any time a person gets behind the wheel after drinking alcohol is one time too many. These figures show that there are still people who think it’s acceptable to drink and drive. 

Europol supports Operation Trivium 4 in the UK and The Netherlands

Published Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:43

Europol has supported UK and Dutch law enforcement authorities in a weeklong operation to tackle criminality across the UK and The Netherlands through national roads policing.

Operation Trivium 4 ran simultaneously in various locations in England, Wales and The Netherlands. It targeted foreign national offenders who utilise the road networks, as well as human trafficking, organised property crime and drugs trafficking.

Three police officers die in road collisions: TISPOL expresses sympathy to bereaved families

Published Fri, 03/07/2015 - 09:31

Two Police officers from the German Federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia died in a collision on the A44 motorway. Interior Minister Ralf Jäger said in a press statement that he was deeply saddened by the deaths of the 46 -year-old woman and her 51-year-old colleague.

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