Brussels Introducing Single

EU-wide Digital Driving Licence


FqIGSQMXwAEm52C1 MAR - The European Commission introduces plan on a EU-wide digital driving licence.

It is part ot Brussel's proposals to accelerate road to Vision Zero to be achieved by 2050 by also introducing new rules on novice drivers and alcohol and facilitating cross-border traffic violation enforcement.



Unlock Smart Cars Data



Ritratt ta PR 103 22 2                                           Sound police investigation is key to victims and relatives pursuit of legal justice. PHOTO: THE MALTA POLICE FORCE22 FEB - ROADPOL is actively urging Brussels to amend proposed relevant EU legislature in order to give police access to in-vehicle data of automated cars, which are expected to expand their share in road traffic of the future.

The European Roads Policing Network has been warily monitoring the development of the new EU Data Act, designed to regulate the digital transformation and advancement of the union and its member states. ROADPOL insists that the act be amended so that digital data from vehicles is accessible to police for the sake of effective road crash investigation.

Turkish Road Police At Front

Of Earthquake Relief Efforts


Turkey Earthquake                         Traffic Police officers took active part in relief efforts. PHOTO: EGM.GOV.TR14 FEB – ROADPOL member Turkish Road Police has been actively involved in law enforcement and relief efforts in regions affected by the devastating earthquakes which hit the country on February 6th.

The two major earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.7 and 7.6 in the central province of Kahramanmaras in Türkiye brought destruction to thousands of buildings in a wide area covering 10 provinces. As a result of the earthquakes, approximately 30,000 citizens have lost their lives and 80,000 have been rescued so far.

French Comedian Causes

Deadly Crash Under Cocaine


Pierre Palmade Car Accident Due To Cocaine Overdose Is He 681x511Three cars were involved in the deadly crash. PHOTO: SUDRADIO.FR13 FEB - Famous French comedian Pierre Palmade caused a fatal road crash while driving under the influence of drugs, Gendarmerie Nationale informed.

The crash happened on February 10th around 7:00 p.m. on the D372 road at Villiers-en-Bière in the south of Seine-et-Marne department.

Belgium Strikes Lowest

Drink Driving Record


belgaimage 2065570Belgium stroke its lowest ever drink driving record with its latest BOB winter campaign resulting in just 1,8% positive alcohol tests, the lowest percentage since the start of the campaigns.

During the latest effort a total of 427,603 drivers were checked by the Federal Highway Police and Local Police branches. Of these, 1.80% were positive.