Police on Monday launched a week long nationwide safety campaign that will focus primarily on trucks and buses according to a police announcement. This is the second annual pan-European campaign and is being held in cooperation with the European Police Traffic Police Network (TISPOL).
During the campaign the police will be checking: driver and vehicle documents, driving and working hours, speed limitation devices, tachographs, mechanical condition of vehicles as well as other road traffic offences such as speeding.
The nationwide campaign will run between Monday 15th October to Sunday 21st October 2018.
The aim of the campaign is to "deal effectively with the road traffic offences that can be committed by truck and bus drivers in order to prevent serious and fatal road traffic accidents."
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