ROADPOL President Heading Jury At

First Slovakian Road Police Competition


IMG 0977ROADPOL President Elvira Zsinkai granting trophies after the competition. PHOTOS: MINV.SK8 NOV - ROADPOL President Elviza Zsinkai was the chairman of the jury of the first Road Police Competition in the history of Slovakian Police.

For the first time the Traffic Police Department of the Presidium of Slovakian Police together with the Secondary Vocational Police School in Pezinok organized an international competition of traffic police officers called „Trafficpol Race 2023“.

ROADPOL Catches 40 000

Using Phone Behind Wheel


2023081819044219610Mobile phone use was controlled by officer intervention and cameras. PHOTO: POLITIE.NL10 NOV - 39.504 drivers were found using hand-held mobile devices while driving during ROADPOL's latest enforcement action across Europe.

Тhe operation under the Focus On The Road stamp was carried out in October by members of the European Roads Policing Network and targeted prohibited use of mobile phones, other technical devices and other forms of distraction.

Self-driving Cars To Remain Exotic Until 2035


slt update apr 2023 hero test1                      Despite some incidents Cruise self-driving taxis keep moving around the streets of San Francisco. PHOTO: GETCRUISE.COM23 OCT - Self-driving cars are unlikely to be widely used at least until 2035 according to an analysis by consulting company "Standard and Poor's Global" (S&P Global).

It is unlikely that people will soon start buying cars "that will go anywhere without being driven by a driver", says the report.

ROADPOL Starting Western Balkan

Expansion With North Macedonia


soobrakjajna policija avtopat kontrola 2008 janevska ilieva 26PHOTO: МVR.GOV.MK30 SEP – ROADPOL started its long-awaited Western Balkan enlargement with the accession of North Macedonia to its ranks.

The news came after a fruitful meeting of representatives of the European Roads Policing Network and the national police service of North Macedonia at ROADPOL's recent meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria in September.

Jana Pelešková Takes The Helm

Of ROADPOL Operations


NEw                                                               Henk Jansen greeting Jana Pelešková (center) on her accession with President Elvira Zsinkai (left) and Marijke Eskes (right) looking on. PHOTO: ROADPOL30 SEP - Chief Commissioner Jana Pelešková from Czech Republic is the new head of the ROADPOL Operational Working Group.

She was elected chairman of the body planning and overseeing the network's road safety enforcement activities at the recent ROADPOL OPG meeting held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on September 26th.