Crash Test Demo Planned 

For 2022 ROADPOL Seminar



SeminarThe seminar is open for representatives of ROADPOL member states.

13 JUL - A visit to a crash test site and a demonstration are among the highlights of the upcoming 2022 ROADPOL Seminar.

The annual educational event of the European Roads Policing Network is scheduled to be staged 2-4 August.



Numerous reputable presenters from a wide range of fields concerning road safety are planned to attend the seminar, the ultimately confirmed program shows. This year's seminar will be targeting a wide range of topics concerning road safety prevention and enforcement. The participants will be welcomed by Uwe Marquardt, Vice President of the German Police University, who will have some opening remarks.

Day 1

The first presentation will be on Threats for Traffic Safety in Münster, a city famous for being the German Capital of Cycling. Presenter is Udo Weiss Former Head of Traffic Police Münster. Following is a presentation by Andre Schaack, Chief of Traffic Police of Luxemburg and ROADPOL Council member, on the “1,5 Meters” Police Awareness Campaign aimed at cyclist's safety. Then Tams Abelovszky, Managing Director at „Bike Academy” in Hungary will have a lecture on “Safe Biking” - а Hungarian national perspective and international comparison. In the afternoon a presentation by Tasos Ashikkis of Cyprus Police will follow. The topic is “Ideal Policy for a Technical Enforcement System on Speeding”. The program of the first day will be wrapped up by Rob Polak, Marcel Masselink and team with a presentation on the MonoCam – a smart camera developed by the Dutch police together with the University of Utrecht. The lecture will present its application on the technical enforcement on the misuse of handheld devices while driving. A demonstration of the camera is also planned at the end of the first day of the seminar.

0561b24f 6cac 4181 ae25 e456b673473cApart from being a network of enforcement, ROADPOL was established to also be a network of knowledge.Day 2

The program for the 3rd August will start with a case study on the 2021 fatal crash which lead to the death of a famous journalist in Sofia, Bulgaria. The driver was found to have driven at a speed of more than 100 km/h and under the influence of a cocktail of drugs. The case will be presented by Yavor Aleksiev, Police Investigation Officer at the Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of the Ministry of Interior of Bulgaria. Then Oliver Deiters, Head of DEKRA Brussels representation office will have a lecture on the EU Data Act and especially the current state of the regulation of in-vehicle data access for the purposes of road crash investigations. The presentation will be followed by an interactive session including all attendees. It will aim at discussing national technical and legislative opportunities and limitations on access to in-vehicle data for such investigations. The second day of the seminar will conclude with a visit to the site of the private company “Crashtest-Service” in Münster-Wolbeck. There participants will see a presentation followed by a live crash test experience.

Day 3

The seminar will be concluded on the 4th of August with a session featuring a Performance Index (PIN) Flash Report #42 on “How Enforcement can contribute to safer roads” by Jenny Carson of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). Following will be a piece on Key Performance Indicators by Jaqueline Lacroix of the German Road Safety Council. At the end of the program participants will be offered a presentation on the “Approach towards Traffic Safety” by Roberto Aditi of the World Road Association (PIARC).


This year the seminar is hosted by the German Police University (DHPol) and physically outsourced to the Best Western Hotel Krautkrämer in Munster in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Тhe event is open for attendance to representatives of ROAPDOL member countries. Transportation and accommodation expenses of attendees and lecturers are covered by ROADPOL. Discussions and panes sessions at the seminar will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Christine Sutter, Head of Faculty Traffic Science & Traffic Psychology at DHPol and Heinz Albert Stumpen, ROADPOL Secretary General.

If you are interested to attend, please, address your national ROADPOL contact. As of 14 July there are still some places available.

Full program here