In this edition you can find out the results of our flagship enforcement operation - the ROADPOL Speed Marathon.
Besides being a network of enforcement, ROADPOL is also a network of knowledge and education. A very successful ROADPOL Masterclass was held in March and herein we've included a detailed report on it.
In other developments ROADPOL was proudly presented at the World Police Summit in Abu Dhabi. Find out what our President Volker Orben spoke of at the Police Leadership Panel there.
ROADPOL also had a keynote presence at the Road Safety Conference held by our partner, the European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures.
And last not least, we brought our cooperation with the International Association of Chiefs of Police to a higher lever.
Enjoy your reading!
Stay Alive and Save Lives!
Heinz Albert Stumpen
ROADPOL General Secretary
More than 100 000 offenders were caught during ROADPOL's unique 24-hour Speed Marathon operation throughout Europe.
The enforcement action was held on March 24th as part of ROADPOL Operation Speed, which was conducted in the week of 21-27 March in all 29 of the European Roads Policing Network's member countries. 19 countries took part in the Speed Marathon which involved more than 14.900 police officers. A “record holder” in Germany was caught sprinting at 190 km/h through an 80 km/h speed limit zone. Read more
ROADPOL Trains 43 To Counter Tachograph
43 police officers from all across Europe were trained at a ROADPOL Tachograph Manipulation Masterclass.
The educational event was held in Cremona (22-25 March). It was funded by the European Commission under the project STRIDER II and it was logistically organized by the Italian State Police. Read more
ROADPOL And IACP VowTo Cooperate In
ROADPOL and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) signed a historic memorandum vowing to intensify cooperation.
The signing ceremony took place within the World Police Summit in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates in the end of March. The memorandum was signed by ROADPOL President Volker Orben of the Police of the German state or Rhineland-Palatinate and IACP President Dwight Henninger, Chief of Police of Vail, Colorado, USA. Read more
President Orben At WPS:No Manufacturer
No monopoly for manufac-turers on in-vehicle data of autonomous vehicles.
The stance was once again reiterated by ROADPOL President Volker Orben at the latest World Police Summit. Mr. Orben was a keynote speaker at the event held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates in March. Read more
ROADPOL Enhancing Cooperation With
ROADPOL and the European toll road operators sector made an important step in enhancing their cooperation in the sphere of road safety.
This was achieved at the 14th Road Safety Conference of the European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP). Read more