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.


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.

ROADPOL Gets 50.000

With No Seat Belt


Seat belt115 MAY - More than 50.000 people were found wearing no seat belt while in a moving vehicle during the latest pan-European ROADPOL Seat Belt Operation.

The concentrated enforcement campaign was carried out for a week in April with 18 European road police forces performing active roadside checks. The focus was also at child restraints and wearing of helmets.