8600 Officers Enforce Cycling Rules

In An Operation Across Germany

 

 

 

SichermobillebenPHOTOS: POLIZEI UNTERFRANKEN8.600 police officers at 3.100 road checkpoints performed a nationwide enforcement operation on cycling in Germany.

One in Ten Admit To Regularly Texting While Driving

 

Norway 2PHOTO: POLITIET.NO1 in 10 motorists admit to regularly texting while driving, a new research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) of Ireland show.

Future Car Black Boxes To Record Location,

Date and Time, ROADPOL Insists

 

1Location, date and time data are crucial for collision analysis. PHOTO: POLICJA.PL

30 MARCH - ROADPOL holds firm on its demand that future Event Data Recorders (EDR) should record location, time and date of events.

The stance was reiterated in a letter by ROADPOL’s President Volker Orben to European Commission’s Directorates-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW). The move was provoked by the forthcoming delegated act destined to implement the EU’s new General Safety Regulation (GSR) for motor vehicles.

Mika Hakkinen To Be Ambassador For

The 2021 ROADPOL Safety Days

 

MIkaMika Hakkinen taking part in 2021 ROADPOL Safety Days campaign video.Double Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen is to be an ambassador for the 2021 ROADPOL Safety Days campaign.

The news broke out at the campaign’s announcement event, carried out in Mainz, Germany and virtually hosted by member state Cyprus.

Curfews Bring Historic Drop In Road Fatalities

 

France TrafficPHOTO: INTERIEUR.GOUV.FR/SG/DICOM/F.PELLIER18 MARCH - A 20% drop in the number of road fatalities on an annual base was registered in France in February, estimates from the National Interministerial Road Safety Observatory (ONISR) show.