Polish - Russian borde's curiosities

Polish - Russian borde's curiosities

On the Polish - Russian border in Bezledy, where usually is formed a queue, this time the officers stopped a truck with a value of 80 000 zł PLN and it was not the value of transported goods.   Department of Border Guard in the Warmia - Mazury Province informed about, the Mitsubishi Canter truck stopped, driven by a citizen of Russia. The officers in checking the VIN numbers were not able to determine the similarity between them. Number appears on the frame of the vehicle and the registration number was illegible. The document looked...

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Is coffee a bribe? A Deputy will respond before the court

Is coffee a bribe? A Deputy will respond before the court

According to international rankings, at the forefront of the least corrupt country, Finland is located. No wonder, since the case of deputy had a place in court, proposing coffe to old colleagues from traffic police... MP Petri Salo, the Finnish representatives in parliament for 11 years, was stopped for exceeding the permitted speed. As a former police officer, wanted to invite former colleagues for coffee, which was read as an attempt at bribery. The prosecutor says the need for such precedents where to drag the border bribes? Do I need...

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An invaluable roads in Poland

An invaluable roads in Poland

Press Office of the Ministry of Infrastructure informs, that talks are ongoing about the establishment of fees for the use of Polish roads. Conclusions should be announced soon, since the fees will take effect as early as 2011. Infrasturktury Resort, which is to fix the rates for the use of constructed roads, still can not reach an agreement. From 2011 driver will pay for the use of constructed routes: Lodz - Konin and Katowice - Wrocław. One thing is certain, the state budget for usig is expected approximately 560 million zł per year. Currently,...

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Tobacco vehicle

Tobacco vehicle

Officers of the Customs Service of the Augustow certainly seen many ingenious smugglers. Controlled vehicle on the Belarusian registration numbers  will probably lead in the ranking of the most bizarre places to hide the illicit goods.   In the course of traffic operation on the road No 8 was stopped to check a vehicle driven by a Belarusian. While reviewing the documents, driver appeared to be nervous and the customs officers decided to carry out a thorough inspection of the car.   As it turned out, the car had in its construction...

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Frightened carriers in Ukraine

Frightened carriers in Ukraine

Today is planned opposition protest infront of the Supreme Soviet (Parliament) in Kiev. To quell the unrest, Ukrainian police has informed that it will be taken licenses to carriers, which were helping to the protesters. Carriers getting ready for the trip from Lviv, Lugansk and Chernihiv in the capital of Ukraine they were frightened by the police. Threats to the owners of buses, which were supose lifting protesters, most drivers were scared. Opposition to Kiev decided to get there by train. The reason for organizing the protest is the gas...

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Municipal budgets are fed by mandates

Municipal budgets are fed by mandates

Communes - records holders, who actually base their budget on the mandates, they can generate profits up to several million. Radars, which help fight with pirates road, becomes the source of many communes maintenance . Cameras, which control the speed of a passing vehicle, they are a valuable help in the fight against pirates on the road. Their task is to improve road safety, not counting profits and willingness to enrichment. It is surprising that the number of devices to measure speed on local roads is larger than...

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X-ray truck

X-ray truck

Coming soon in Poland, border guards, security and auxiliary service will be able to effectively prosecute drivers who smuggle banned cargo. Company AS&E provides its clients on all continents. The guardian of an "appropriate" charge is a new proposal of the company AS&E. We are talking about a vehicle of the name: Z Backscatter Van (ZBV), which in addition to strange sounding names, in a split second can x-ray every cargo and truck. Using scanners installed on this car the transport of illigal cargo is no longer possible....

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Tachographs provoke an accidents

Tachographs provoke an accidents

According to the German insurance company Kravag, the introduction of digital tachograph in Spain has increased the stress on drivers due to the pressures of time and operate the device. Studies have shown that trucks with mounted digital tachograph had more accidents than those with analogue tachograph. The study was conducted during May 2006 - December 2008. Statistics show that about 21% more trucks with a digital meter of time has been involved in accidents than those with analog. An additional cause of conflict may be a lack of skills...

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A real man does not ask for directions?

A real man does not ask for directions?

In the UK, have been carried out tests on men - drivers, how they are looking for a road. Results somehow are not surprising. Quite a shock will appear, but the statistics do not lie, that the average male driver beats more than 400 km per year in England do not want to ask the way and they looking for by themselves. About 25% of respondents admitted that at least 30 minutes will be circulated to decide for help and ask a passerby for directions. As many as 10% are sure, even though they go about all day, ithey will not ask anyone for help....

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Scania reversing on the highway. One person is dead

Scania reversing on the highway. One person is dead

3 people in hospital and one fatality - the result of an wrong idea of 47-year-old Scania's driver. The accident occurred 26th August at night, on the 214 km of A4 motorway. It is not known what caused the need of going against the traffic by several meter set, but when the tractor-trailer was no longer perpendicular to the road, in the semi-trailer struck the Nissan, in which four persons were sitting. 23-year-old passenger, despite resuscitation attempts, the event did not survive. There are not known the intentions of Scania's driver. To...

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