Every day thousands of commercial vehicles and trucks use the A8 motorway between the cities of Munich (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria). On one section of the Bavarian part of this motorway the passing vehicles are permanently monitored by cameras and sensors.
1. What kind of actions or programmes has the Commission initiated to tackle accident prevention on motorways? What are the measures it has implemented?
2. Are there similar examples of this kind of surveillance in operation in other Member States?