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20 October 2022 – Improving the road safety of young people – Prague

20 October 2022 – Improving the road safety of young people – Prague

EN Improving the road safety of young and novice drivers Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic, Sněmovní 4, 118 26 Praha 1, Czech Republic 20 October 2022 – 9:15-13:00 CEST This event, organised under the banner of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council and jointly between the Czech Ministry of Transport, CDV and ETSC, will focus on how to improve the road safety of young and novice […]

Driving licence directive revision on the agenda for Czech EU presidency

Driving licence directive revision on the agenda for Czech EU presidency

ETSC has published a new briefing on the revision of the EU driving licence directive.  The directive is currently under review with a proposal from the European Commission expected later this year under the Czech Presidency of the EU which runs from July to December. ETSC is calling for the Commission to maintain existing age requirements for driving licences and not to lower them for any vehicle category.  ETSC would […]

Czech urban safety index launches

Czech urban safety index launches

ETSC’s Czech member CDV has launched an index of road safety in major cities in the Czech Republic, in association with Generali, an insurer. The online database includes information on 13 major cities and 206 municipalities across the country and enables users to rank based on a safety index.  The index value is calculated based on the ratio of serious and fatal collisions to the total number of collisions.  A […]

Memorandum to the Czech Presidency of the EU

Memorandum to the Czech Presidency of the EU

In this briefing, ETSC outlines its recommendations on the key EU road safety policy dossiers to be steered by the Czech Presidency of the European Union in the second half of 2022.

Czech Republic debates tougher sanctions for drink-driving

Czech Republic debates tougher sanctions for drink-driving

Parliamentarians in the Czech Republic are considering tougher penalties for drink-driving. The leader of the CSSD party in the Parliament, Jan Chvojka is understood to be considering changes to the law that could include a lifetime ban for drivers that cause death while driving under the influence as well as longer prison sentences. The Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, who is from the ANO 2011 party in the coalition government with […]

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