Types and spatial characteristics of traffic offences committed by road hauliers and carriers in the North Great Plain region, Hungary

Szabolcs Mátyás, Zsolt Radics, Andrej Balogh, Krisztina Keller, Dénes Lóránt Dávid, Enikő Harman

Article ID: 2580
Vol 8, Issue 3, 2024

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This study examines the spatial distribution and structure of traffic offences in the Northern Great Plain region. The research is unique in that it examines a specific area through the lens of geography. The research shows and demonstrates that the research area of crime and transport geography is much broader than previous researches has shown. At the beginning of the study, the authors clarified the conceptual framework, as the terms “violation” and “offence” are often confused even in technical materials. The research shows which routes are the most frequently used by road hauliers in the regions under study and what type of checks have been carried out on these routes by the Transport Authorities of the Government Offices. The type of administrative penalty detected and the nationality breakdown of the infringements are described. The study typifies the infringements involving administrative fines by nationality category.


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infringement; crime geography; freight transport; North Great Plain region; transport

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