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NCJ Number: 68493 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL AND CORRECTIONAL ASPECTS OF HIGHWAY TRAFFIC - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE FIPP (FONDATION INTERNATIONALE PENALE ET PENITENTIAIRE), 1977, ROTTERDAM (HOLLAND)
Corporate Author: International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 186
Sponsoring Agency: International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation
D-5300 Bonn 2, Germany, United
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: French
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS ON THE SUBJECT OF CRIMINAL LAW ASPECTS OF THE TRAFFIC CODE ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE CONFERENCE TOOK PLACE IN ROTTERDAM (NETHERLANDS) FROM JUNE 13 TO 17, 1977, AND WAS ATTENDED BY GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES AND CRIMINOLOGISTS FROM 20 COUNTRIES. THE CONFERENCE GOAL WAS TO SURVEY AND EVALUATE CRIMINAL APPROACHES TO TRAFFIC PROBLEMS. PARTICIPANTS FOCUSED ON CRITICISMS OF CONVENTIONAL TRAFFIC CODES, ON RECENT TRENDS IN CRIMINAL POLICY, ON THE ROLE OF POLICE AND COURTS IN ENFORCING TRAFFIC LAWS, ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT SANCTIONS, AND ON THE SITUATION OF ACCIDENT VICTIMS. THE PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS CONTAIN THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM, THE NAMES AND CREDENTIALS OF THE ORGANIZERS, A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS, AND A LIST OF REPRESENTATIVES OF CRIMINOLOGICAL ASSOCIATIONS. THE SPEECHES PRESENTED INCLUDE A SURVEY OF CURRENT PROBLEMS, AND EVALUATION OF VARIOUS LEGAL APPROACHES TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS, COMMENTS ON THE TRAFFIC SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES, AN ASSESSMENT OF THE INFLUENCE OF PUNISHMENT, AND A DISCUSSION OF THE ROLE OF THE POLICE IN TRAFFIC EDUCATION. FOOTNOTES, TABLES, AND A LIST OF RELATED PUBLICATIONS ARE INCLUDED. --IN FRENCH.
Index Term(s): Criminal codes; Highway safety; International organizations; Traffic codes; Traffic law enforcement; Traffic offenses
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