skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 65847 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: PENAL AND PENITENTIARY ASPECTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE INTERNATIONAL PENAL AND PENITENTIARY FOUNDATION (IPPF)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 178
Sponsoring Agency: International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation
D-5300 Bonn 2, Germany, United
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: PROCEEDINGS EXPLORE PENAL AND PENITENTIARY ASPECTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC AS EXPERIENCED BY COUNTRIES ALL OVER THE WORLD AND AS DISCUSSED AT THE FOURTH COLLOQUIUM OF THE INTERNATIONAL PENAL AND PENITENTIARY FOUNDATION (IPPF).
Abstract: DISCUSSIONS CENTER ON THE CRITICISMS LEVELED AT THE TRADITIONAL AND MORE RECENT TENDENCIES OF CRIMINAL POLICY WITH REGARD TO THE PROBLEMS OF ROAD TRAFFIC. ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO THE EVOLUTION OF PENAL LAW IN ROAD TRAFFIC, TO THE SCOPE OF TRAFFIC CRIME CONTROL, TO AN ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO TRAFFIC CRIMINALITY, AND, MORE SPECIFICALLY, TO SOME ASPECTS OF TRAFFIC-RELATED CRIMINALITY IN THE U.S. REPRESENTATIVES OF BELGIUM, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AND THE NETHERLANDS LOOK AT PROBLEMS BEING POSED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES THAT EVOLVE FROM THE PENAL SYSTEM AND ROAD TRAFFIC, AND THE ROLE OF THE POLICE AND OTHER CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICIALS. VARIOUS EXPLANATIONS OF TRAFFIC OFFENDER PERSONALITIES ARE OFFERED, TOGETHER WITH EXAMINATIONS OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, SANCTIONS AND THE SITUATION OF THE VICTIMS OF INFRINGEMENTS OF THE ROAD-TRAFFIC LEGISLATION. THE SERIOUSNESS OF TRAFFIC CRIMINALITY IS ANALYZED, ALONG WITH THE INDIFFERENCE OF THE PUBLIC TO THE OFFENSES AND THE SANCTIONS DESCRIBED BY TRAFFIC CRIMINALITY. FINALLY, DISCUSSIONS THAT OCCURRED AFTER PAPER PRESENTATIONS AT THE COLLOQUIUM ARE PROVIDED, AS ARE LISTS SHOWING THE GENERAL ORGANIZATION, THE EXPERTS, THE DELEGATES OF THE GOVERNMENTS, THE PARTICIPANTS, AND THE DELEGATES OF THE SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED AT THE COLLOQUIUM. TABLES AND FOOTNOTES AAE INCLUDED. FOR SEPARATE ARTICLES, SEE NCJ 65848-51. (MHP)
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Policy; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Punishment; Reckless driving; Traffic law enforcement; Traffic offenses; United States of America; Western Europe
Note: HELD IN ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, JUNE 13-17, 1977
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=65847

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.