The PEPPER project aims to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the
police enforcement of road traffic, by:
Describing and analysing the way traffic law enforcement functions in Member
States and how it contributes to national road safety work. Exploring
different stakeholders' views of traffic enforcement in Member States and EU.
Exploring and analysing possibilities of advanced technology such as machine
vision, positioning technologies and new wireless technologies in the
detection of violations, traffic enforcement data transfer and communication,
paying attention to cost-effectiveness and cross-border enforcement.
Developing enforcement data collection systems and databases for monitoring of
the use of enforcement resources and describing the impacts on road user
behaviour and road safety. Identifying the data needs of the police for
strategic and tactical planning of operations. Conducting pilot studies in
order to test the availability of comparable European wide traffic enforcement
Evaluating the impacts of enforcement on road user behaviour and accidents.
Exploring and making recommendations for good practices in traffic law
enforcement, based on scientific analysis of the effects. Analysing the
cost-effectiveness of various enforcement methods and targets. Developing
indicators for the effectiveness of traffic law enforcement.
Developing a series of dissemination activities.
Summarising main findings.