Enforcement

How many fines are given per year for speeding offences? When is enforcement most effective? On this page you can find information within the topic 'Enforcement'.

More information?

Our Road map: road safety data tells you more about the various data sources and provides access to the available data. You can also consult our fact sheets which give you short and clear answers to the most frequently asked questions within this topic.

 

Did you know...

...that an increase or a decline in the number of fines does not necessarily mean that een stithe number of committed offences also went up or down? Voicing an opinion requires knowledge about whether the police enforcement was more or less frequent. The amount of traffic on the roads is also important: in times of a smaller traffic volume (e.g. during an economic crisis) the number of fines also goes down somewhat.

Source: Fact sheet 'Police traffic enforcement'

Publications

Sanctions in traffic; Scientific essays on sanctions in and outside traffic This report discusses sanctions in traffic and other areas. The concept of sanctions refers to all possible measures falling under civil,...

Published: 2013

The estimated road safety effect of an alcolock programme and its cost-benefit ratio It is estimated that a quarter of the fatal road crashes in the Netherlands is caused by the use of alcohol. Three-quarters of these...

Published: 2009
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