Truck Drivers Using Phone

9% Of Time On The Wheel


5PHOTO: MVR.BG16 NOV - A small-scale observational study in France has found that truck drivers spent an average of 9% of driving time using their mobile phone, the European Transport Safety Council announced.

The research was carried out by the independent research agency Cerema on behalf of the Association of French Motorway Companies (ASFA), and involved installation of internal and external cameras on lorry cabs.

ROADPOL President Elvira Zsinkai:


It's Time To Relaunch The

Police Officer Exchange


It Delivers Closer Operative Cooperation Directly On The Field

HU Elvira Zsinkai Super PhotoPresident Elvira Zsinkai. PHOTOS: POLICE.HU15 NOV - It has been less than two months since Elvira Zsinkai took the lead as president of the European Roads Policing Network.
Zsinkai takes the helm at ROADPOL after years of remarkable and still ongoing career in road policing and after six years of active work within the network. She is shedding light on her vision of ROADPOL's present and future in her first interview as president.

One In Hundred Trucks

Fatally Unfit To Travel


8PHOTO: POLICE.LU11 NOV – One out of a hundred trucks on the European roads is dangerously unfit to travel.

The data came as a result of latest ROADPOL Truck&Bus enforcement operation carried out for a week in October.

2021 Final Figures:

EU Observing Post-Lockdown

Surge In Road Fatalities


iStock 12497912712The spike comes after a significant plunge in 2020. PHOTO: ISTOCK2 NOV - Post-pandemic surge in the number of road fatalities is among the most worrisome data within the European Commission's recently published final figures on road safety for 2021.

The Commission publishеd the final figures in late October, following the publication of the preliminary data in March 2022.

France, Latvia and Spain

Hit Huge Car-Theft Gang


Gendarmerie Y Guradia CivilPHOTO: GENDARMERIE.FR20 OCT - French authorities, including ROADPOL member National Gendaremerie in collaboration with Latvia and Spain, took action against a transnational criminal group.

The gang is believed to be behind hundreds of car-thefts in France.