The 70th Anniversary of the National Highway Patrol on cover from Italy
The Polizia Stradale is the national highway patrol of Italy and is a sub-directorate of the Italian State Police. The Polizia Stradale patrols the 7,000 kilometers of motorways in Italy and the main highways and arterial roads outside towns. Missions include the prevention and detection of driving offenses, traffic accident reporting, planning and carrying out services to regulate traffic, providing escorts for road safety, protecting and controlling the road network, rescue operations and cooperation in the collection of traffic flow data. This stamp is issued on 28.11.2017, to mark the 70th Anniversary of the National Highway.