Speed Violations Surge In Belgium

 

roadpol 2          Number of checked vehicles dropped due to massive remote work after a recent railway strike. PHOTO: POLITIE.BE15 OCT – Speed violations increase in number and severity in Belgium, results of latest Federal Police operation show.

On October 5-6 the 17th edition of the national Speed Marathon took place at 556 locations across the country.

ROADPOL Members Enlightened

On Swedish Vision Zero Approach

 

288189339 433684188897969 3036846803612069910 n             The VisionZero course was held especally for ROADPOL members. PHOTO: ROADPOL MEDIA15 OCT - A Vision Zero introduction course was held during the latest ROADPOL Autumn Annual Meeting in Madrid, Spain.

The course was led by ROADPOL Swedish Police representatives and Swedish Transport Administration (STA) experts. It was hosted by meeting organizers of Spain’s Guardia Civil.

Norway Probing If Driver

Knowledge Behind Fatality Rise

 

297559403 380341467618543 5559145363992159292 n                             The rise in fatalities may be due to the low number of last year due to the pandemic. PHOTO: POLITIET.NO14 OCT - A recent rise in the number of road fatalities in Norway has authorities looking into the reasons behind it.

Experts are wondering if the problem is not hidden in the driving education and especially the follow-up of drivers knowledge for years after.

93% Afraid Of Others'

Road Behavior

285253836 5387937734599661 3421818833140066538 nThe study shows sharing the road is a source of constant anxiety. PHOTO: ISTOCK14 OCT - 93% of European road users are afraid of others' road behaviour and see it as a source of major concern and anxiety, an Ipsos survey reveals.

The study, ordered by the VINCI Autoroutes Foundation called “Sharing the road” offers an overview of the behaviour of Europeans dealing with the coexistence of different modes of transport.

ROADPOL Gets 42 000

Driving Phone-In-Hand

 

Norway 2  Distraction while driving is an increasingly occuring phenomenon. PHOTO: ISTOCK14 OCT - 42.353 drivers were caught using a mobile device without a hands-free equipment while driving.

The data comes as a result of ROADPOL Focus On The Road Operation traditionally carried out during the annual flagship ROADPOL Safety Days campaign.