In Major ROADPOL Management Shake-up


Vladinov Takes Charge As Veic Steps Down


Damyan VladinovVladinov delivering his acceptance speech in Malta. PHOTOS: ROADPOL10 MAY - Long-time Executive Committee member Damyan Vladinov has been elected ROADPOL General Secretary.

The move was made at the latest meeting of the Council of the European Road Policing Network held in Malta on 25th April. Bulgarian Vladinov's ascension followed the resignation of his predecessor, Croatian Sanja Veic, who received the acclaim of ROADPOL members after years of devoted service at various positions within the Network.

Traffic Lights Reform To

Tackle Crashes in Bulgaria


yellowlight19 APR - Bulgaria is combating road crashes through a traffic light reform.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Transport, along with Regional Development and Public Works, have drafted a new ordinance to bolster road safety through traffic light enhancements.

France: 28% Of Deadly Drivers

Both Drunk And Drugged


632dd40b886a06234f8b4576PHOTO: GENDARMERIE.INTERIEUR.GOUV.FR19 APR - The problem of driving under the concurrent intoxication of both alcohol and drugs is subject to intensive public debate in France.

Now the Minister of the Interior joins the debate saying that the specific offense of driving under the dual influence of alcohol and narcotics "remains under-recognized".

New Tech To Instantly

Flag Fatigue, Risky Driving


iStock 1178397693319 APR- An EU scientific project is set to come up with an advanced electronic device that can check people’s driving performance and counter effects of driver fatigue.

Called FITDRIVE, the project, led by the ITCL Technology Centre in Spain, is building technology integrated into the car’s software that will send customised alerts to drivers when they should pay more attention to the road or even take a break.

EU: Road Safety Paramount

In Promoting Cycling


CyprusPHOTO: POLICE.GOV.CY19 APR - The EU institutions adopted last week the European Declaration on Cycling to reduce pollution, promote good health and transform urban transport.

The declaration was signed by Adina Vălean, Commissioner for Transport, Karima Delli, Chair of the Transport Commitee of the European Parliament and Georges Gilkinet, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium (current EU Council president country), the Brussels Times informed.