July 2017

20 July 2017

Grand theft auto: How Porsches, Lamborghinis stolen from UK end up in Thailand

More than 120 top-of-the-range sports cars have since been seized, including some identified as stolen from Britain. Dozens of supercars including Lamborghinis, Porsches and BMWs have been stolen from the streets of Britain and shipped to Thailand in a complex scam that police from both countries are now rushing to dismantle. Sparked by a British request…

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12 July 2017

Switzerland cancels alcohol interlock programme

Switzerland has announced plans to cancel implementation of an alcohol interlock programme for convicted drink drivers one week after receiving ETSC’s PIN Award for long-term efforts to reduce road safety.

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June 2017

29 June 2017

Up to 40% of road deaths in Europe are work-related

As new figures show road deaths in the European Union have not decreased in three years, a report from the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) says employers, national governments and the European Union must step-up efforts to tackle the problem of work-related road risk.  

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25 June 2017

Crime drops in SRHA communities

The board of the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority is weighing whether to continue paying for extra law enforcement services after a positive report on crime numbers on SRHA properties. Extra law enforcement services have been provided since about 2013, after a summer that saw two homicides in quick succession at the same SRHA property.

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19 June 2017

Thieves continue to target Ford cars in Sutton Coldfield theft spree

A SPATE of car thefts have seen more Ford models being targeted with thieves overriding security systems.

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