Ireland Worried By

Seatbelt Usage Drop

 

seat beltA new campaign encourages drivers to urge passengers to buckle up. PHOTO: RSA.IE22 JUNE - Seatbelt usage rates decreased among drivers and front seat passengers between 2022 and 2023, recent Irish Road Safety Authority (RSA) study shows.

The nationally representative research was conducted in September-October 2023 in all the 26 counties of the country.

Spain Cracking Down On

Police Reporting Apps

 

438078640 820337540119979 6511720589073761281 nPHOTO: GUARDIA CIVIL21 JUN - Аuthorities in Spain have made first significant steps against apps and social media groups notoriously distributing information on police control spots.

In recent years drivers in the country increasingly use applications or join WhatsApp groups created for the purpose of warning of traffic crashes and reminding of speed limits. But another of their features is what worries authorities.

Luxembourg Raising Awareness On

Smartphone Distraction Penalties

 

Distractions17% of deducted points in Luxemnbourg are due to phone use. PHOTO: POLICE.LU21 JUN - Luxembourg is raising awareness on smartphone distraction while pointing at increased sanctions in a new video, circulating during a national campaign.

The use of smartphones while driving has been identified as a significant cause of crashes in the country.

Vitronic Offering Cutting-edge

Tool For Red Light Violations

 

b2547a98 65de 447b a505 576950d36a40 VIT LP RL EF Segment2 Wallpaper Videoposter AFlexibleSolution MP4 Fallback 1920x1080 webA visualized case of the system detecting a violation. PHOTO: VITRONIC21 JUN - ROADPOL Partner Vitronic Polska is coming up with a revolutionary technology designed to enhance road safety especially at intersections.

Named POLISCAN Redlight, the tool offers a solution to detect a wide range of intersection violations effectively.

Attendees Praise Yet Another

Successful ROADPOL Master Class

 

448771341 769965665326748 3554473457905350246 nParticipants were police and road inspection officers from all over Europe. PHOTOS: ROADPOL21 JUNE - The first of ROADPOL's two planned master classes for 2024, focused on detecting tachograph fraud in trucks and buses concluded successfully to the praise of attendees.

Held at Hostel H in Hasselt (17-21 June), the event garnered positive feedback from participants, who pointed out the program's effectiveness in addressing current challenges with drivers work and rest times and their impact on road safety.