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The Director General of the Police and the Director of Celje Police Directorate presented a new concept of traffic control to the Minister of the Interior on 15 December 2009. The new concept will be introduced on a trial basis on 1 January 2010 and will be applied in the area of Celje Police Directorate.

At the presentation of the project, Karol Turk M.A., Director of Celje Police Directorate, said that an increased police presence would be provided at the most highly frequented route sections and the most severe violations, notably drink driving offences and speeding, would be established more efficiently. Police officers will pay particular attention to reckless driving and multiple offenders.

According to Janko Goršek, Director General of the Police, the number of measures and breath tests taken is not an appropriate criterion for assessing police efficiency; in future, police traffic control will be stricter and more problem-focused. The performance of directors of police directorates and commanders of police stations will not be evaluated by the number of fines issued; they will be held responsible for formulating road-traffic safety policy in their respective territories.

In the words of Minister Kresal, a change in mentality about traffic safety on the part of road users and some police officers is needed to improve road traffic safety and reduce the number of the worst road traffic accidents.