Chief Assist. Inspector Rossen Rapchev, Head of Road Control Sector at the General Directorate"National Police"
Tomorrow, 18 April, from 6 am to 6 pm on 19 April, a 24-hour speed police operation will be carried out on the territory of the country. It is embedded in the calendar of the European Traffic Police Service (TISPOL) and similar checks will be carried out across the European Union. The main purpose of the operation is speed control, which is one of the main causes of serious road accidents. 314 employees will participate in the action. There will be 684 control points with 148 mobile cameras, 28 portable / called tripod cameras and 23 stationary cameras.
On the air of BNT Ch. Inspector Rossen Rapchev, Head of Road Control Sector at the National Police Directorate General, said that the spread of such operations in the media throughout Europe had a positive effect as drivers were instinctively slowing down. In the show"The Day begins", Rapchev also revealed that in the special actions the number of speeding punished jumped by 20-30%. The detected violations in other countries, such as the Czech Republic and Hungary, were fewer times - although there were more technical means of control there, reveals another high-ranking police officer. According to him, speeding is the number one cause of road deaths in Europe. Within exactly 24 hours, from 6am on Wednesday to 6am on Thursday, Traffic Police will control the speed of 684 points, and within the day will provide briefings that reveal how many violations are detected, how many crashes there are, and .n. Control bodies are soon expected to receive more cameras that will allow them to detect high speed intruders in neighborhood streets as well as bus drivers.