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1 TISPOL PERSPECTIVES TO THE EUROPEAN ROAD SAFETY HOW TO SAVE LIVES AND REDUCE INJURIES ON EUROPEAN ROADS? Police Road Safety Seminar Finland, 28th October 2015 Egbert-Jan van Hasselt Commissioner of Police, National Project Leader Development Road and Traffic Policing TISPOL Council Member for the Netherlands

2 CONTENT TISPOL organisation in brief Current Road Safety Status in Europe and how do Europe bear up globally TISPOL approach to save lives, reduce injuries and secure roads (Road Policing) Conclusions

3 History of TISPOL The start of TISPOL in : national traffic police services included Legal entity of TISPOL Future of TISPOL business model

4 30+1 TISPOL MEMBERS Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Serbia

5 TISPOL CORPORATE VIDEO

6 Mission statement Strategic objectives Safe Secure Effective Efficient TISPOL Strategic Objectives See TISPOL STRATEGIC PLAN from here

7 SO HOW ARE WE DOING IN EUROPE?

8 2014 A bad year for European road safety 25, 964 deaths

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10 Road deaths per million inhabitants in 2014 Source: Euroopean Commission

11 % CHANGE IN ROAD DEATHS IN EUROPE BETWEEN %

12 20% 15% 10% % CHANGE IN ROAD DEATHS MALTA -44% 2. LUXEMBOURG -22% 3. NORWAY -21% 23. UK 5% 24. CZECH REPUBLIC 5% 25. HUNGARY 6% 5% 0% EU 28 average: -0.2% -5% -10% Desired EU28 progress towards 2020 target: -6.7% -15% -20% -25% -44%

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14 203,500 * seriously injured in road traffic in the EU in 2014 *Data from police records in 23 EU countries

15 Average annual reduction in deaths In EU28 Average annual reduction in recorded serious injuries in EU28 6.2% 2.6%

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17 Source: Euroopean Commission

18 Source: Euroopean Commission

19 Source: Euroopean Commission

20 Source: Euroopean Commission

21 People are still taking risks. Human factors. Modern technology.

22 SO, STILL A LOT WORK TO DO Fatal 4 (speed, seatbelts, alcohol, distractions) Work related fatalities Young people Vulnerable road users

23 TISPOL Approach to make our roads more Safe & Secure Road Policing concepts

24 TISPOL 24 Hour Speed Marathon Operation German police initiative a concerted action Public participation and media involvement Transparent activity involving communities and local authorities

25 Operation TRIVIUM UK police initiative - Trivium concept to fight organised mobile crime The key elements of the operation Extend to Pan European operation

26 TISPOL Operation Voyager European security threat Multi Agency Road Policing Operation Detect and disrupt cross border crime Variety of offences

27 TISPOL activities to reduce upward trends Enhanced and innovative enforcement Improved legislation and technology Work with stakeholders in education and prevention

28 Communicating the Message Social Media - One of the strongest forms of communications Linking with Our Communities Creates New Demographics Should be Localised

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30 Conclusions TISPOL is a market place Law enforcement co-operation Road policing voice Learning experiences European working groups Works closely together with stakeholders Quotes itself as a European road policing family Contributes positively to road safety and road security in Europe

31 Conclusions & Challenges Towards 2020 TISPOL organisation committed to EU targets Road Safety statistics shows stagnation in EU, instead of current annual road death reduction rate (around 1%) we should reach 8 % Seriously injured as one target Road Policing concept crucial to make our roads safer and secure. Still a lot work to do, we can't rest on our laurels

32 TISPOL... crossing borders to save lives Thank you for your attention! Website:

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