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At least 16 dead in Bulgarian bus crash

Published Mon, 27/08/2018 - 08:41

Our sympathies are with the families of those involved in the recent Bulgarian bus crash. Lates repiorts show at least 16 people were killed and another 26 were injured when a tourist bus flipped over on a highway near the capital Sofia.

Police said a bus carrying tourists on a weekend trip to a nearby resort overturned and then fell down onto a side road 20 metres below the highway. 

The accident happened at 5:10pm (local time) on Saturday about 20 kilometres north of Sofia.

Ambulances rushed to the scene and took the injured to Sofia hospitals. 

Self-employed drivers and couriers are at a “heightened risk” of being involved in a road traffic collision, according to a new study

Published Tue, 21/08/2018 - 12:05

Gig economy drivers more likely to be involved in traffic collisions
Self-employed drivers and couriers are at a “heightened risk” of being involved in a road traffic accident, according to a new study.

A survey of gig economy drivers and couriers carried out for a new report by the University College London’s Centre for Transport Studies found two in five (42%) reported that their vehicle had been damaged as a result of a collision while working.

TISPOL Road Policing Seminar attracts positive comments from participants

Published Sun, 19/08/2018 - 14:37

Thirty-six participants from 14 European countries met from 6 to 10 August to get information and to exchange views on different aspects of road safety. The Road Policing Seminar was organised for a second time by the German TISPOL office in cooperation with the Rhineland-Palatinate Police University.

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