Youngest Ever French General

Becomes Chief Road Safety Advisor

 

14 SEP - General Florence Guillaume of the French National Gendarmerie was appointed interministerial delegate for road safety.

GendarmerieGen. Florence GuillomeShe will lead the directorate in charge of establishing and implementing the road safety policy of the government with a view to reducing the number of road crashes. She has already been seconded to the Prime minister’s Cabinet.

Finnish Police Targeting Distraction

During ROADPOL Safety Days Week

 

IMG 5174PHOTO: POLIISI.FI14 SEP - The police in Finland will conduct a nationwide monitoring operation on 16-22 September 2022 on the use of seat belts and protective helmets as well as inattentiveness in traffic.

The operation will coincide with ROADPOL's Safety Days flagship annual operation.

6,5 Mln Vehicles Checked During

ROADPOL Speed Operation

 

1221PHOTO: MVR.BG14 SEP - Good news sometimes arrive late and so do the results of the latest successful ROADPOL Speed Operation, carried out in August.

17 countries took part in the speed checks carried out throughout the continent.

Finnish Action Detects

5.5% Speeding Rate

 

Finland2PHOTO: POLIISI.FI9 SEP - Finnish Police organized intensive speed controls throughout the country on Wednesday, 7 September.

The controls covered as much of the country as possible, using the Police’s automated and movable speed control equipment.

Numbers Reveal Illegal

Russian Licence Plates

 

RussianRussian vehicle plates feature only Cyrillic letters that are concurrently present in the Latin script. PHOTO: ISTOCK26 AUG - Specific numbers reveal illegal Russian licence plates, which are not recognized in the European Union, Insp. Floris De Vogel of Antwerpen local police informed.

Through reliable sources De Vogel, an international expert in license plates and vehicle registrations, found out that new registration plates are being issued to private vehicle owners in the territories of Ukraine currently occupied by Russia.