40% Drop In Fatalities

During ROADPOL Safety Days


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SEP 29 - 12 European countries registered ZERO road fatalities at the control day of the 2022 ROADPOL Safety Days campaign.
The news came after final completion of data received from 28 ROADPOL member countries of which 23 took active part in the European Roads Policing Network's flagship annual campaign. It was carried out in the week of 16-22 September with the goal of achieving the ZERO for at least one single day. The results were announced at an international press conference in Madrid, Spain, hosted by ROADPOL member, Spain's Guardia Civil.

Cyprus Makes Helmets

Mandatory On E-scooters


e scooter helmetUsers will be obliged to use helmets at all times while riding. PHOTO: ISTOCK14 SEP - A new law was published in Cyprus introducing restrictions and prohibitions on the use of personal mobility devices (PMDs).

Those are electric unicycles, scooters, hoverboards, scateboards, segways, etc.

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.