Dutch Anti-distraction MONOcam

Gaining Attention Abroad


Controle 4                         The delegation from Luxembourg observing MONOcam working in the field. PHOTOS: POLITIE.NL

14 AUG - The innovative anti-distraction MONOcam device, developed by Dutch Police, is gaining international attention within ROADPOL's network.

The Police in the Netherlands have been using the MONOcam for two years now. With this camera the police can check whether a driver of a vehicle is holding a mobile phone, even if device is held lower behind the steering wheel.

Slovenian Road Police Helping

After Devastating Floods


365457584 688020653360906 5011108238569982227 n                                                                 Road Police has been indispensable in relief efforts. PHOTOS: POLICIJA.SI13 AUG - Slovenian Road Police officers have been busy helping the country recover from the latest devastating floods.

Officers were deeply involved in recovery works, which strengthened their relationship with local communities in the most affected areas of Carinthia and Mozir.

Bulgaria Introduces

Vehicle Confiscation

For Drink/Drug Driving


www.bta.bg111namal  Police will seize the vehicles and keep them until court confication ruling. PHOTO: BTA10 AUG - Drink and drugged driving punishments were severely increased in Bulgaria with the country also introducing vehicle confiscation for these offences.

A minimum of 5 years in prison will be the penalty for a driver who causes death on the road while drugged or drunk or does not have a driving license or flees the scene of the crash or if the act is committed on a pedestrian crossing, recent amendments to the Penal code stipulate.

ROADPOL General Secretary Sanja Veic:

Enforcing Tachographs Calls For Educated Police


23 05 10 11 27 56 4555new new newSanja Veic. PHOTO: ROADPOL24 JUL - In an interview for the Serbian PlutonLogistics portal, ROADPOL General Secretary Sanja Veić talks about how the European Roads Policing Network functions, the cooperation between its members, specifics when it comes to the control of cargo vehicles, and why “tachograph experts” are important.

Serbia Joining CARE

Database As Observer


355682338 794347212251163 7384159804611846688 nSerbia will soon start sharing its road crash data with the EU. PHOTO: MUP.GOV.RS19 JUL - Serbia has been granted observer status in the Community Database on Accidents on the Roads in Europe (CARE) by the EU High-Level Group on Road Safety.

The accomplishment follows a thorough feasibility study, started in early 2021 and driven by the Transport Community with the support of the European Commission, during which Serbia demonstrated its fulfillment of the criteria outlined for inclusion in CARE.