ROADPOL and University of Foggia

Join Hands For Vulnerable Road Users

 

UniFg18 JUL - ROADPOL has concluded a landmark framework agreement with the University of Foggia, Italy.

The partnership aims to enhance educational and research activities through comprehensive collaborations in police cooperation, road safety, and European partnerships.

43% In Breach in Belgium, 31% In Austria

 

Shocking Number Of Truck Drivers

Violating Work And Rest Times

 

220202Speed checks were among the enforcement activities. PHOTO: POLICIJA.SI16 JUL - A shocking 43% of truck drivers in Belgium were found in exceed of legal work and rest times mandated by EU regulations with 31% detected in Austria.

The data was revealed as part of the results of latest ROADPOL Truck and Bus Operation throughout the continent. The Europe-wide ROADPOL control week was the second of its kind for this year, focused on the control of commercial goods and passenger transport.

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.