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ROADPOL Newsletter August 2023

ROADPOL Newsletter August 2023

                                                                                  ‍18 August 2023|

ROADPOL General Secretary Sanja Veic:

Enforcing Tachographs Requires Educated Police Forces

Sanja 02.02.2022 300 Welcome To

The August 2023 

ROADPOL Newsletter



Dear road safety fans,


our General Secretary Mrs. Sanja Veic is the star of the current edition so that's why the exception of me presenting it to you. Following you can read an extensive interview in which she shares her vision on ROADPOL's vision on the control of commercial transportation and much more.


ROADPOL is always striving to be at the pinnacle of road safety debate in Europe and technology is key part in it. Find out more about a now famous Dutch road safety invention, the MONOcam, which is quickly gaining the attention of ROADPOL forces throughout Europe.


Further on we have prepared a piece on a report on the causes of fatal crashes on French motorways.


Herein there is also some news on Bulgaria's new tough approach to drunk and drugged drivers.


Last not least, take a look at the way Slovenian road police helped the relief efforts after the devastating floods in the country.


Enjoy your reading and do not forget the new hashtag for next month's ROADPOL Safety Days campaign:




Yours Sincerely,


Elvira Zsinkai


President of ROADPOL


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This was stated by ROADPOL General Secretary Sanja Veic in a recent interview for the PlutonLogistics portal. Mrs. Veić talks about how the European Roads Policing Network functions, the cooperation between its members, the specifics of control of cargo vehicles and the role of ROADPOL in the future.

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Dutch Anti-distraction MONOcam

Gaining Attention Abroad


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The innovative anti-distraction MONOcam device, developed by Dutch Police, is gaining international attention within ROADPOL's network.

The Police in the Netherlands have been using the MONOcam for two years now. With this camera the police can check whether a driver of a vehicle is holding a mobile phone, even if device is held lower behind the steering wheel. Read more

Alcohol, Drugs Leading Cause

Of Death On French Motorways


365227674 617650903824611 4193406432524321558 nAlcohol and drugs are the leading cause of fatal crashes on French motorways, shows a recent report by the Association of French Motorway Companies (ASFA).

The number of people killed on motorways jumped in 2022, the report also indicates.

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Vehicle Confiscation

For Drink/Drug Driving


Drink and drugged driving punishments were severely increased in Bulgaria with the country also introducing vehicle confiscation for these offences.

A minimum of 5 years in prison will be the penalty for a driver who causes death on the road while drugged or drunk or does not have a driving license or flees the scene of the crash or if the act is committed on a pedestrian crossing, recent amendments to the Penal code stipulate. Read more

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Police Helping After 

Devastating Floods


Slovenian Road Police have been busy helping the country recover from the latest devastating floods.

Officers were deeply involved in recovery works, which strengthened their relationship with local communities in the most affected areas of Carinthia and Mozir. Read more

This September Do Not Forget!

Many Fonts. One Hashtag

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