Büchenbeuren (ots) - For the third time, the English-language “TISPOL Road Policing Seminar” took place at the police college on the Hahn campus. The specialist seminar is offered annually for emergency services and managers with traffic police tasks. This week, 35 experts from 18 European countries exchanged information on current traffic law issues. TISPOL has set itself the goal of improving traffic safety and law enforcement across Europe. The focus is on reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries in road traffic through permanent traffic monitoring. Together with the EU, the number of fatalities is to be halved by 2020. This is intended through collaboration in working groups, research projects and a constant exchange of experiences. In addition to traffic accident prevention and traffic monitoring, TISPOL also focuses on topic-related public relations. Cross-border control actions, but also coordinated police statements in questions of road safety work are also set goals. Germany and in particular Rhineland-Palatinate as a transit country is of particular importance here.
The seminar not only included a visit to a control operation by the Koblenz police headquarters on illegal changes to motor vehicles. An intensive exchange also took place on the subjects of drones, dealing with recurring notorious traffic offenders, possibilities of data reading in serious traffic accidents and illegal car races. The Road Trip Team of the EDWARD project also met. This transport project will take place for the fourth time across Europe on September 26, 2019. The visionary goal of “Projekt EDWARD” is to reduce the number of traffic fatalities on this day from an average of 70 per day across Europe to zero.
“The specialist seminar once again served as a successful joint European advanced training program to promote grass-roots exchange. The seminar participants act as multipliers to pass on the “best practice approaches” from the seminar in their home countries or home offices, ”says police director Patrick Brummer, lecturer and organizer of the seminar.
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