ROADPOL Wins the 2021 IACP Award

For Excellence In Traffic Safety

 

ROADPOL has been selected 043003Cynthia Renaudas the winner of the 2021 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Award for Excellence in Traffic Safety.

The announcement came in a letter from IACP President Cynthia Renaud to ROADPOL President Volker Orben. „The European Roads Policing Network (ROADPOL) is an exemplary police agency and leader in the field of transportation safety“, noted the president of the world’s largest and most influential association of police leaders with more than 31,000 members in over 165 countries. „On behalf of the IACP I thank you for your service and congratulate ROADPOL on this achievement“, Renaud concluded.

Dutch Police Throw In MONOcam

Against Driver Distraction

 

MONOcam inside the police vanMONOcam control unit inside a police van. PHOTOS: DUTCH NATIONAL POLICE 1 AUG - A new type of smart cameras was introduced by the Netherlands in their fight against driver distraction.

Being distracted in traffic is one of the biggest causes of car accidents in the country after speeding and intoxicated driving. ‘We are fighting this by deploying officers, but also by using technical solutions, such as the MONOcam,' says ROADPOL Council member Paul Broer, who recently took over the responsibility for the strategic theme “Traffic” within the Dutch police force from his predecessor Egbert-Jan van Hasselt.

ROADPOL and Michelin to Cooperate

On A Revolutionary Airless Tire

 

UPTIS 1Michelin's UPTIS concept is allegedly fully puncture- and blowout-proof. PHOTOS: MICHELIN14 JUL - ROADPOL and its long-established partner Michelin will collaborate on the development and real-life testing of a revolutionary airless tire.

The new technology is branded UPTIS for Unique Puncture-proof TIre System.

ROAPDOL And Securetec Join Hands Against Stoned Driving

Drug Offences Catching Up Alcohol Ones

 

SecuretecAccording to Securetec drugged driving has soared during the pandemic. PHOTO: SECURETEC14 JUL - Drugged driving is proliferating fast and is quickly closing in on alcohol-related offences, latest ROADPOL pan-European Alcohol and Drugs Operation results show.

ROADPOL Partner RSS

Calibrating Police Speedometers

 

RSSWith analog speedometers increasingly obsolete police forces are looking for solutions. PHOTO: RSS13 JUL - The Road Safety Support (RSS), staunch ROADPOL partner and supporter of ROADPOL Safety Days campaign, has come to the aid of police with calibrating patrol cars digital speedometers.

This was achieved by the unique RSS International Speed Test Laboratory, which has so far calibrated no less than 30 digital speedometers for a number of police forces.