One In Three Teens Poor At Weighing Risk When Crossing

9 MARCH - Even at 14 years of age, one in three children are still poor at correctly weighing the risk ot street crossing and are prone to making wrong decisions, study by the Accident Research Center at the German Insurance Association shows.

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Police Drop Stop Signs For Flowers

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8 MARCH - Police throughout Europe changed stop signs with flowers for the International Women's Day, ROADPOL Media observed.

ROADPOL Truck&Bus Operation

Successful Despite Pandemic

 

14 FEB 2021 (updated) – ROADPOL flagship operation Truck & Bus was successfully carried out despite restrictive measures imposed in numerous member countries.

 TruckBus 3Truck & Bus Operation was the first of a total of four planned for 2021. PHOTO: INTERNO.IT

The enforcement operation aimed at commercial goods and passenger transport was carried out during the week of 8-14 February. It was the first of four such campaigns planned for 2021.

Single-vehicle Crashes On The Rise In Estonia

 

Estonia PoliceThe objectives of the traffic safety program in Estonia were not reached. PHOTO: LÄÄNE-HARJU POLICE STATION

16 FEB - A sharp increase in the number of single-vehicle crashes, most often involving a bicycle or a motorcycle, has been registered in 2020, Estonian Transport Administration reported.

During the past year 528 single-vehicle collisions happened – 157 or 43% more than the year before. The ETA is still to analyze the data, but preliminary hypotheses link the increase with more speeding during a year marked by restrictive pandemic measures, lockdowns and low traffic volumes. On the other hand, collisions between multiple vehicles and other traffic accidents decreased remarkably.

Drones Target Road Offenders in Spain

14 FEB - Drones have detected ten offences after monitoring 530 vehicles for a weekend, Spain's road police force, Guardia Civil, announced.

Guardia Civil DronDrones are ever more frequently used by Spanish road enforcement. PHOTO: GUARDIA CIVILThe operation was carried out on different sections of N-432 and N-IV roads in the province of Cordoba in the autonomous community of Andalusia.