ROAPDOL Snatches Over

4000 DUIs In 24 hours

 

Alcohol GNRPortugal's Guardia Nacional Republicana (GNR) was among the member forces to take part in the operation. PHOTO: GNR.PT3 JUNE - 4000 instances of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs were registered during ROADPOL's latest 24-hour enforcement marathon.

The marathon was conducted at the end of May's ROADPOL “Alcohol & Drugs” operation and represented massive 24-hour checks along the roads of 12 member countries.

Belgian Police Revokes 500

Licenses Due To Phone Use

 

Distraction Au Volant2The control action was carried out for two days. PHOTO: POLICE.BE23 MAY - 2,387 offenses were recorded and 503 licenses revoked as a result of Belgian federal and local police forces latest controls against distracted driving.

For 48 hours, the Federal Highway Police and 110 Local Police zones carried out control actions throughout Belgium. The purpose was to fight against distracted driving, a phenomenon that is believed to be the cause of a quarter of road crashes in Belgium.

ROADPOL Executive Testing

Students At Road Safety TV Show

 

 

ElviMrs. Zsinkai was delighted with the students' awareness of the traffic rules.20 MAY - ROADPOL Executive Elvira Zsinkai of the Police in Hungary tested students at a national road safety TV show.

Free drivers lessons or an electric scooter – these were the grand prizes at the "Big Student Road Safety Test" – a Hungarian national contest designed to raise awareness of road safety among students and sponsored by the National Accident Prevention Committee of Hungary. This year's topic were the traffic rules, knowing which is a prerequisite for a drivers licence to be obtained.

Police Crack Down On

Guillotine Crossing

 

iStock 1164075275The enforcement operation focused at vulnerable road users safety. PHOTO: ISTOCK16 MAY - Finnish Police started a crackdown on the so called "guillotine" crossing in its latest enforcement operation.

The campaign was carried out in the beginning of the month and was focused at enhancing the safety of vulnerable road users.

2022 ROADPOL

Seminar Dates Set

 

1280 960 max15 MAY - 2022 ROADPOL Seminar will be held on August 2-4 in Münster, Germany.

The dates and venue for the annual ROADPOL educational event were set at the latest European Roads Policing Network's Council meeting in Larnaca, Cyprus in the beginning of the month.