A truck and van control campaign began at 1 am today. Police officers of the 27 European Union countries are taking part in it.
Increased controls will last until Sunday, 28 July. Until then, police officers will carry out increased inspections of heavy goods vehicles on the roads in the EU.
Until Sunday, the vehicle, cargo and driver documents will be checked in the first place. In addition, officers will control tachographs in terms of compliance with the provisions of Regulation 561/2006 defining the periods of work and rest of drivers.
Tispol will also focus on controlling the speed and psychophysical condition of drivers. Police officers will also check the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) certificates of admission and other documents required by EU and national regulations.
Where will the checks be carried out?
The weekly campaign is organized in countries belonging to the TISPOL organization, i.e. in: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, France, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain, Estonia and Italy.