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Please support the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Published Mon, 13/11/2017 - 17:47

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (#WD0R) is commemorated every third Sunday of November – so thius year it is Sunday 19 November - to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a Day on which we thank the emergency services and reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this daily continuing disaster to families, communities and countries, and on ways to halt it.

 

Spain: inspection of commercial vehicles

Published Fri, 03/11/2017 - 11:48

Guardia Civil Traffic Police in Murcia intercepted eleven professional drivers

under the influence of drugs and two drivers under the influence of alcohol. From the

16th to the 22nd of October 2017, and within the framework of the Ministry of Development

“Commercial Vehicles Technical Inspection Plan”, Traffic Police & DGT Officers performed

various road checkpoints along the Province. A total number of 609 vehicles were checked.

Among them, eleven professional drivers were detected with a positive result in the use of

Croatia: 1,000+ locations used in 24-hour speed control operation

Published Wed, 25/10/2017 - 06:10

Croatia conducted 24-speed control, from 06,00 am on 18th October till 06,00 on 19th October on the whole territory of the Republic of Croatia.

On more than 1.000 locations police officers together with fixed speed cameras caught 2.870 speed violations, which is 29% more than in April.

The peration was presented on national TV as well as on a lot of local media.

There was 15 days period prior to operation given to citizens to send locations on which they want police to measure speed.

The peration was successful and police are planning to do it again.

UK announces tougher sentences for killer drivers

Published Sun, 15/10/2017 - 06:54

Drivers who cause death by dangerous driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs could now face life in jail under Government plans.

The maximum sentence for causing death by speeding, racing, or using a mobile phone will be raised from 14 years to life, making the offence equivalent to manslaughter.

A separate offence, causing death by driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs, will also rise from 14 years to life. 

Operation Trivium 9: police continue fresh crackdown on mobile criminality

Published Thu, 12/10/2017 - 14:15

Police officers across Europe are delivery excellent results in their crackdown on criminals using the roads. As part of Operation Trivium 9 taking place throughout this week, officers in six European countries (including the UK and Ireland) have been stopping vehicles and checking drivers' details with the purpose of dealing a major blow to mobile criminality across Europe.

 

Operation Trivium 9: police across Europe prepare week-long crackdown on

Published Sun, 08/10/2017 - 11:21

Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking to deny criminals the use of the roads.

Coordinated by TISPOL (The European Traffic Police Network), officers from the UK, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Lithuania, and Romania will be stopping vehicles and checking drivers' details with the purpose of making a significant impact on mobile criminality across Europe.

Operation Trivium 9 will take place from Monday 9 to Friday 13 October.

TISPOL honours former President Aidan Reid at annual awards ceremony

Published Wed, 04/10/2017 - 12:16

FORMER TISPOL President Aidan Reid has received a TISPOL Award for his outstanding contribution to road safety. Chief Superintendent Reid, who is a lead for Ireland’s Garda Traffic Corps, was commended for his dedication, commitment, energy and enthusiasm during a career dedicated to saving lives on the roads.

The award was made by current TISPOL President Paolo Cestra on Tuesday 3 October during the TISPOL 2017 Road Safety Conference in Manchester. 

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