2023 data reveal:


Troubling Lack Of Progress In

EU's Pursuit Of Vision Zero


LithuaniaнамаленаPHOTO: POLICIJA.LRV.LT19 МAR - Stalling progress in reducing road fatalities in many member countries of the EU was revealed by recently published preliminary statistics for 2023.

Around 20,400 people were killed in road crashes in the EU last year, a quite insufficient 1% decrease from 2022. Despite some progress since the baseline year of 2019, few Member States are on track to meet the target of halving the number of road deaths by 2030, a key milestone in pursuing the Vision Zero by 2050.

Norway To Pursue Speeders

With New Cameras



norway speedThe new cameras show gреater performance than previous equipment.                       PHOTO: POLITIET.NO19 FEB - Norwegian Road Traffic Police (UP) and the police districts are to start using a completely new laser meter to stop speeding drivers.

The new equipment in the police toolbox for measuring speed offenders is called LaserCam 4. A total of 200 new speed meters have been purchased and will be distributed among UP patrols and police districts.

Drivers Licence Bans To

Be Valid Across EU


275455638 5029579303755627 808055316843811498 nPHOTO: POLITSEI.EE18 FEB - European Parliament is set to impose EU-wide drivers license bans.

Currently it is possible that an individual has a drivers licence suspended in a foreign EU country, but keeps it in the home country. The EU is now moving on to close this gap.

France Кeeping

Fatalities Trend Positive


GendarmerieePHOTO: GENDARMERIE.FR17 FEB - 3,170 people died on French roads last year, according to the French Road Safety Authority (Sécurité Routière).

The fall in the number of deaths concerns all categories of road users and signifies a 3% reduction on an annual basis.

Survey Draws Grim

Picture Of Finns' Driving


416042840 672831955040120 1859243735789310992 n                                   Law enforcement is one of the tools for improvement. PHOTOS: POLIISI.FI16 FEB - Finnish drivers drive faster than average, when tired and hold a mobile phone when driving, ROADPOL Council member Аssistant Police Commissioner Pasi Rissanen writes in a blog together with Finnish Police analyst Mika Sutela.

According to the authors an extensive international ESRA (E-Survey of Road Users' Attitudes) survey does not paint a positive picture of Finns' attitudes towards their own and other people's safety in traffic.