Road safety

Bulgarian Interior Ministry: 44,539 Violations Detected During Speed Control Operation

The speed control operation has been completed, said the press office of the Interior Ministry.
The special police operation against speeding detected 44,539 speeding offenses throughout the country. The operation, which took place from 12 to 18 August, was coordinated by European traffic police network TISPOL.

The Police Detected 44,539 Speeding Offences Only for a Week

The speed control operation has been completed, said the press office of the Interior Ministry.
The special police operation against speeding detected 44,539 speeding offences throughout the country. The operation, which took place from 12 to 18 August, was coordinated by European traffic police network TISPOL.

Additional Cameras to Control the Speed Were Installed in Eight Sections in Bulgaria

Such are already installed on the Struma highway and on the road between Plovdiv and Karlovo.

Additional traffic cameras were installed on the Struma highway and on the road between Plovdiv and Karlovo. The reason is the increased speed accidents. The new radars will keep an eye on the average speed.

Bulgarian Traffic Police Started an Operation Against Speeding

Bulgarian traffic police started an operation against speeding, the Interior Ministry said on August 12.

The operation will run for a week starting from today until August 18 inclusive. It is part of an EU-wide one by European traffic police network TISPOL. Similar operations will be conducted on the territory of all member states.

The Ministry of Interior Launches a Speed Control Operation

A speed control operation will be held in Bulgaria and in all the countries that are members of the European Traffic Police Network TISPOL from today until August 18th. This was reported by the Ministry of Interior press center.

Speeding offenses are a common occurrence in all European countries.

What Are the Causes of the Recent Severe Car Accidents?

August has started with a series of heavy traffic accidents. "The Causes are Exclusive Complexes", Nedelcho Rachev, stated in an interview for NOVA TV "The first reason is the  inability of the drivers to observe the road congestion when driving in heavy traffic. Second - inability of some drivers to drive properly.

Tough fines for drivers that flout smoking rules

Drivers of taxis, buses and other forms of public transport who smoke while on the job will be fined 1,500 euros and have their license revoked for a month, according to new traffic rules and a circular issued by the Health Ministry Monday.
At the same time, if there is a child under the age of 12 in the vehicle, the fine will rise to 3,000 euros.

The State Is Considering Regulation for Electric Scooters

The State Agency for Road Safety proposes the introduction of regulation for electric scooters in the Road Traffic Act and the Road Vehicles Act, the Agency said.

This type of vehicle is increasingly spreading throughout the European Union, and Bulgaria is no exception. Several incidents with them show a strong need to develop mandatory minimum rules for their safe road traffic.

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