LUXEMBOURG – WILL FIREFIGHTERS HAVE THEIR MUSEUM ?

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keywords: firemen, rescue, civil security, museum, luxembourg. The Grand Duchy Fire Department does not have a museum so far. But it seems that the government is preparing the creation of a firefighters museum in Luxembourg. To be sure, the national representation asks the question to the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch with a parliamentary question on Tuesday 16 May. MP Max Hahn (DP) reminds that firefighters store old vehicles and various objects related to their activity in halls in Leudelange and Colmar-Berg. The MP asks the Minister: “Does the Minister consider the construction of a…

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ROAD SAFETY – MINIMAL DISTANCE WHEN OVERTAKE BIKES

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keywords: road safety, highway code, minimum distance, luxembourg. Road safety is a priority in Luxembourg with an ambitious goal to halve the number of road fatalities by 2020. Many initiatives are in the direction of greater safety on our roads: speed reduction in built-up areas and speed ​​checks. And among the killed and injured on the roads of Luxembourg, 23% are cyclists. Their security is therefore a particularly sensitive issue that concerns the national representation. In a parliamentary question on May 11, 2017, MP Josée Lorsché (dei gréng) asked the Minister…

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LUXEMBOURG – POLICE 113 SUPPORT WILL NOT BE IMPROVED

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keywords: police, #jesoutienslapolice, parliamentary question, urgent numbers, luxembourg. In the Parliamentary Question #2920, filed on 13 April 2017, MP Franz Fayot (LSAP) explained that he had called 113 in an emergency situation and was confronted with the loss of time when the situation required a fast intervention by the law enforcement. He then asks Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider for details on the procedure that wastes precious time in the face of urgent need. The process will not be improved. The response of Minister Etienne Schneider details all the information…

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POLICE – IS THE 113 OPTIMAL?

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keywords: police, #jesoutienslapolice, parliamentary question, urgent numbers, luxembourg. Who called 113 in an emergency situation was somewhat disoriented. While for the last 10 years the Grand Ducal Police has been communicating on 113 as the unique emergency contact number (this number appears on all vehicles), the operator requests the identity of the caller, details on circumstances, and question after question time passes. If there is no emergency he/she answers that it is an emergency number only but does not transfer to the closest local police station. A non-optimal procedure? In…

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