Cross-border Travel Focus Of

ROADPOL Safe Holiday Operation


LPD00479malkaPolice frequently focus on recreational vehicles (RV). PHOTOS: POLIZEI.RLP.DE15 AUG - Police forces are watchful as ROADPOL Safe Holiday Operation is running across the continent in the month of the great summer travel.

This year's focus of participating police forces is cross-border summer vacations.

France To Crack Down On

Off-road-bike Urban Rodeos


GN 2French road safety enforcement agency Gendarmerie Nationale already started active inspections. PHOTO: GN15 AUG - The French government has pledged a new crackdown against illicit motorbike cruising by youths in suburbs across the country after two children were seriously injured by a rider near Paris at the weekend, Radio France Internacionale announced.

Rowdy late-night races and stunts known as "rodeos" have become increasingly popular in low-income neighbourhoods in particular, leading to traffic and noise disruption that has been denounced by local officials and many residents.

120.000 Violations Marked At

Back-To-Back Truck&Bus Actions


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14 AUG - Nearly 120.000 violations were registered by police teams across the continent in the two back-to-back ROADPOL Truck&Bus enforcement operations.

The couple of operations were organized in quick succession, namely from 13 to 19 June and from 18 to 24 July. The operations focusing on the control of commercial goods and passenger transport were partaken in by a great number of police forces, some of which elected to join both the editions. In total 19 countries took part in the operation Truck and 16 countries took part in the operation Bus. Twelve countries participated in both operations Truck and nine countries participated in both operations Bus.

ROADPOL Safety Days To Be

Promoted At Major Tech Festival


RSD TurkeyThe Mobile Road Safety Truck is an invaluable tool for youth education. PHOTOS: TURKISH POLICE8 AUG - ROADPOL Safety Days (RSD) campaign is set to be promoted within the TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.

ROADPOL member, The Turkish National Police, is planning to organize a number of RSD events at the venue in September.

Polish Police Patrol Races

To Bring Heart To Recipient


TransplantThe heart arriving at the departure point. PHOTO: SILESIAN POLICE29 JUL - A Polish Highway Police patrol dashed at racing speed in order to deliver a heart to a transplant recipient.

The extreme situation developed after a road crash in Silesian Voivodeship. Medical team on site pronounced a victim being brain dead and a donor situation was immediately declared. The recipient was soon announced – а 64-year old male hospitalized at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław.