ROADPOL Pan-European Cross Border Operations

  • Paolo Cestra Instituto Universitario General Gutiérrez Mellado, UNED Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Calle Bravo Murillo 38 Madrid, Spain
  • Nicole Miriam Scala UNED Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Escuela de Doctorado en Psicologia, Calle Bravo Murillo 38 Madrid, Spain
  • Eugenio Zaniboni Università degli Studi di Foggia, Dipartimento di Economia, Management e Territorio. Via Alberto da Zara, Foggia, Italy
Keywords: ROADPOL; Road Safety; Road Policing; Police Cooperation; Cross Border Enforcement


ROADPOL European Roads Policing Network was (re)established in 2020 in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on European roads. The network is committed to reducing deaths, serious injury and traffic/road crimes. The most important operational activity is to esecute Pan-European Cross Border Operations. PECBOs are a new instrument for road safety, able to develop an effective road policing strategy, with a framework vision focused on road crashes reduction. PECBOs constitute a significant effort for road safety and first results show that the joint efforts from participating countries produce an increase of road safety indexes. evidences recommends continuing to organize PECBOs in the future, involving all road safety Authorities, intenational agencies and stakeholders, also adopting the "mutual trust holistic approach" and evaluating the possible outcoming best practices.

How to Cite
Cestra, P., Scala, N., & Zaniboni, E. (2023). ROADPOL Pan-European Cross Border Operations. International Journal of Social Science Research and Review, 6(5), 89-114.