The second European Road Safety Charter Workshop was held in the Netherlands (Drachten) on Monday 10 February, 2014. This follows the first workshop in Vilnius, which officially kicked off the ERSCharter tour.
The emphasis in Drachten was once again on youth, with Responsible Young Drivers (RYD) hosting the event. The schedule of the day included:
Welcoming words form RYD and the European Commission
Dutch and Friesian Road Safety statistics analyses
Road Safety projects for young people in the Province of Friesland in 2014
The new ERSCharter - Commitment of young people: Changes and new priorities
Discussion and brainstorming sessions
Action Training: Peer to Peer Communication with youngsters
This workshop is part of a series of ERSCharter events across all 28 Member States over the next 3 years. The tour aims to continually create awareness of road safety amongst young people, whilst following the EU Road Safety Policy Orientations set up by the European Commission for the decade 2011-2020.