Truck speeding a chronic problem,

ROADPOL operation shows


TruckBus BGThe operation was the second out of four planned for 2021. PHOTO: MVR.BG10 JUN - Truck speeding continues to be a chronic problem, results of ROADPOL Truck&Bus Operation show.

The campaign, carried out from the 10th till the 16th of May, focused on the control of commercial goods and passenger transport. During the operation 187.308 trucks and 43.389 buses were checked in as much as 18 ROADPOL member countries. 36.538 violations were found (trucks: 33.400, buses: 3.138).

Poland Bans Phone

Use When Crossing


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This comes as a result of changes to the Traffic regulation scheduled to come into force as soon as 1st June 2021. The changes also grant full priority to crossing pedestrians.

ROADPOL Joins 7 Organizations To call For

30 km/h Limit Where People And Cars Mix


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21 MAY - ROADPOL joined seven other organizations in a call for strong EU action to tackle speeding in the forthcoming European Parliament Road Safety Own Initiative Report.

“We are writing to you to appeal for your strong support for EU action to tackle the main cause of road deaths on Europe’s roads: inappropriate speed”, states the joint letter of ROADPOL, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR), POLIS Network -Cities and Regions for Transport Innovation, Eurocities, International Federation of Pedestrians, European Cyclists Federation (ECF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police

Pledges Its Support For ROADPOL Safety Days


IACP RSD18 MAY - The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) pledged its support for ROADPOL Safety Days.

The action was announced within a recently published list of resolutions adopted by the association. Among the grounds for the resolution the IACP indicates that ROADPOL Safety Days campaign provides activities and events that raise awareness of risks road users may encounter and promote safe behavior and the respect of traffic rules.

ROADPOL Council’s Deledda

Presenting ADR To Students


TBADR transport is among ROADPOL Truck & Bus Operation's main targets.16 MAY - ROADPOL Council member Federica Deledda made a presentation on carriage of dangerous goods by road (ADR) to students.